Quotation by Albert Camus

But now I am weary and my old heart, which thought itself turned away from all, has learned pain once again. I am no longer young enough to adjust. And anyhow, when a mother can no longer recognize her own son, her role on this earth is over.
Albert Camus (1913–1960), French-Algerian novelist, dramatist, philosopher. Gallimard (1958). The Mother in The Misunderstanding, act 3, sc. 1, Pléiade (1962).
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