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Albert Camus

Brief Bio: French philosopher, author, and journalist

Lived: 1913-1960

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“Work, Soul and Life”

Without work, all life goes rotten. But when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.

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“The evil in the world comes almost always from ignorance”

The evil in the world comes almost always from ignorance, and goodwill can cause as much damage as ill-will if it is not enlightened…. There is no true goodness or fine love without the greatest possible degree of clear-sightedness.

From the book The Plague

— 1947

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“An Invincible Summer”

In the depths of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.

From the book Lyrical and Critical Essays

— 1952

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