Albert Camus was a popular French-Algerian journalist, playwright, novelist and philosophical essayist who was bestowed with the Nobel Prize in Literature. Although a prolific writer, Camus is best remembered till date as a philosopher, despite having no advanced training or knowledge in the profession. This is primarily because of the fact that Albert Camus in his works, made important contribution to a wide range of issues in moral philosophy from terrorism and political violence to suicide and the death penalty. He is often described as an existentialist writer, though he himself disavowed the label. Almost initially in his career, Camus built an international reputation and readership from his novels and philosophical essays. The works introduced to the world and developed the twin philosophical ideas - the concept of the Absurd and the notion of Revolt. It was this idea that made Camus famous as a philosophical giant so much so that whenever these ideas are spoken of, people immediately think of Albert Camus. Same is also visible in his quotes that cover a wide variety of subjects and give people a new perspective and a new outlook to life. Check this section and find out about quotes by Albert Camus.