Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Albert Camus (191360)
My conclusion will be simple. It will consist of saying, in the very midst of the sound and the fury of our history: Let us rejoice. Let us rejoice, indeed, at having witnessed the death of a lying and comfort-loving Europe and at being faced with cruel truths.
ALBERT CAMUS, Create Dangerously, lecture given at the University of Uppsala, Sweden, December 1957.Camus, Resistance, Rebellion and Death, trans. Justin OBrien, p. 270 (1961).