Albert Camus quote about thought from The Myth of Sisyphus - Expression begins where thought ends.
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Expression begins where thought ends.
 Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus (1942). copy citation

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Author Albert Camus
Source The Myth of Sisyphus
Topic thought expression
Date 1942
Language English
Reference
Note Translated by Justin O'Brien
Weblink http://www2.hawaii.edu/~freeman/courses/phil360/16.%20Myth%20of%20Sisyph...

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“The absurd work illustrates thought's renouncing of its prestige and its resignation to being no more than the intelligence that works up appearances and covers with images what has no reason. If the world were clear, art would not exist. I am not speaking here of the arts of form or color in which description alone prevails in its splendid modesty.[ 18] Expression begins where thought ends. Those adolescents with empty eyesockets who people temples and museums—their philosophy has been expressed in gestures. For an absurd man it is more educative than all libraries. Under another aspect the same is true for music.” source
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