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"There is but one truly serious philosophical problem, and that is suicide." (p. 3)

"A world that can be explained even with bad reasons is a familiar world. But, on the other hand, in a universe suddenly divested of illusions and lights, man feels an alien, a stranger." (p. 6)

"All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning." (p. 12)

"This world in itself is not reasonable, that is all that can be said." (p. 21)

"The absurd depends as much on man as on the world. For the moment it is all that links them together. It binds them one to the other as only hatred can weld two creatures together." (p. 21)

"And carrying this absurd logic to its conclusion, I must admit that that struggle implies a total absence of hope (which has nothing to do with despair), a continual rejection (which must not be confused with renunciation...

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