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I've seen this quote attributed to Camus on Goodreads, Reddit, random memes, etc. It is a poignant rephrasing of some of Camus' philosophy of absurdism, but one that I think adds some emotional color. Camus' essay The Myth of Sisyphus is passionate but certainly dryer than to address the reader in such a way. Which is why for me, whether Camus said this quote is relevant: was Camus himself really this caring, or is that an interpretation the community has added since then?

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    The Myth of Sisyphus is hardly dry. I'm pretty sure that line appears in the first 25% of the book or so. Consider that the opening of the book is something to the effect of “There is only one really serious philosophical problem and that is suicide. Deciding whether or not life is worth living is to answer the fundamental question in philosophy. All other questions follow from that." – William Grobman Jun 30 '17 at 19:38
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    So I thought it might be in the first section An Absurd Reasoning but upon reading it I only found a couple similar quotes. One on page 58 says, "[...] to the extent to which I arrange my life and prove thereby that I accept its having a meaning, [...]" and on page 60, "Belief in the meaning of life always implies a scale of values, a choice, our preferences." Page numbers are from the Vintage International edition translated by Justin O'Brien. – William Grobman Jun 30 '17 at 20:25
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    One should note this was originally in French and it's possible a different translator rendered these as the original. I would suggest anyone else looking in this essay check the Absurd Creation and Myth of Sisyphus sections as I don't think it would be in The Absurd Man. – William Grobman Jun 30 '17 at 20:25

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