Saturday Camus: Our First and Our Last Love

In the light, the earth remains our first and our last love.  Our brothers and sisters are breathing under the same sky as we; justice is a living thing.  Now is born that strange joy which helps one live and die, and which we shall never again postpone to a later time.
Albert Camus, The Rebel

Huron National Forest

Huron National Forest, Michigan

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2 thoughts on “Saturday Camus: Our First and Our Last Love

    1. Tom Schultz Post author

      That was a great rejoinder to the Communists when Camus wrote it in 1951, and it still speaks to us today. You’re right, it’s a memorable phrase. Thanks much for your comment.

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