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The Paradoxical Commandments

People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered.
Love them anyway.

If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives.
Do good anyway.

If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies.
Succeed anyway.


“Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.” Albert Camus (1913-1960)

“You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question.” Albert Camus, La Chute (The Fall), 1956

“What is a rebel? A man who says no.” Albert Camus, L'Homme revolte (The Rebel), 1951

“All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning.” Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus

“Man is the only creature that refuses to be what he is.” Albert Camus

“Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.” Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

“Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly.” Albert Einstein, quoted in New York Times, March 13, 1940

“I never think of the future – it comes soon enough.” Albert Einstein

“The important thing is not to stop questioning.” Albert Einstein

“Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.” Albert Einstein


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