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Quotation by Albert Camus
I realized people would soon forget me once I was dead. I couldn't even say that this was hard to stomach; really, there's no idea to which one doesn't get acclimatized in time.
Albert Camus (1913–1960), Algerian-born French journalist, writer. Meursault, in The Outsider, part 2, ch. 5, p. 113, trans. by Stuart Gilbert, Penguin Modern Classics (1965).
Meursault's reflections upon his imminent death.
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