Quotation by Albert Camus

In our wildest aberrations we dream of an equilibrium we have left behind and which we naively expect to find at the end of our errors. Childish presumption which justifies the fact that child- nations, inheriting our follies, are now directing our history.
Albert Camus (1913–1960), French-Algerian philosopher and author. "Helen's Exile," The Myth of Sisyphus & Other Essays (first published 1948, repr. 1955).
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