Quotation by Albert Camus

For a man who loves power, competition from the gods is annoying. I have done away with that. I have proven to these illusory gods that a man, if he has the will, can practice, without any apprenticeship, their ridiculous trade.
Albert Camus (1913–1960), French-Algerian novelist, dramatist, philosopher. Gallimard (1958). Caligula in Caligula, act 3, sc. 2, Pléiade (1962).
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