By Albert Camus
I breathe in my courage and exhale my fear.
Fear is a reaction. Courage is a decision.
Love is a beautiful kind of fear.
Don’t fear God, fear Karma. God forgives, karma doesn’t.
If you don’t know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.
On the one hand, maybe I’ve remained infantile, while on the other I matured quickly, because at a young age I was very aware of suffering and fear.
Make-up can only make you look pretty on the outside but it doesn’t help if you’re ugly on the inside. Unless you eat the make-up.
I’m not beautiful. My mother once called me an ugly duckling. But, listed separately, I have a few good features.
There are more important things than outward appearance. No amount of makeup can cover an ugly personality.
I’m a man full of doubts and I doubt that will change.
I could never love her, the fear of losing would be too strong.
I have a vision of India: an India free of hunger and fear, an India free of illiteracy and want.
No doubt, when modesty was made a virtue, it was a very advantageous thing for the fools; for everybody is expected to speak of himself as if he were one.
There is no doubt that life is given us, not to be enjoyed, but to be overcome; to be got over.
I started flying because I had a fear of it early on. I figured if I learned to fly, I would understand better what was happening and started taking lessons in the late 1950’s, once I had made some money on tour.
Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated; it satisfies the soul and frustrates the intellect. It is at the same time rewarding and maddening – and it is without a doubt the greatest game mankind has ever invented.
That is what we do each time we see someone who falls in love with evil strategies, until we hurl him into misery, so he may learn to fear the Gods.
Poverty, the most fearful monster that ever drew breath.
Never take counsel of your fears.
Our government is founded upon the intelligence of the people. I for one do not despair of the republic. I have great confidence in the virtue of the great majority of the people, and I cannot fear the result.