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Albert Camus

Killing yourself amounts to confessing. It is confessing that life is too much for you or that you do not understand it… It is merely confessing that it ‘is not worth the trouble.’ Living, naturally, is never easy. You continue making the gestures commanded by existence for many reasons, the first of which is habit.… Continue reading Albert Camus

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Albert Camus

Do not give yourself away. Never give yourself away. Observe the bloodshed but preserve your warmth. I want you to occasionally let go; but never surrender. — Albert Camus, Notebooks, 1951-1959. (Ivan R. Dee; First Edition U.S. edition April 2, 2008) Originally published 1989.

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