"Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Albert Camus on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Albert Camus on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Albert Camus on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Albert Camus on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Albert Camus on Abraham Lincoln
"Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face."
"The only real progress lies in learning to be wrong all alone."
"Ah, mon cher, for anyone who is alone, without God and without a master, the weight of days is dreadful."
"A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession."
"Without freedom, no art art lives only on the restraints it imposes on itself, and dies of all others."