Quotation by Albert Camus

My profession lent itself nicely to my vocation for heights. It freed me of any bitterness towards my fellow men, who were always in my debt, without my owing them anything. It placed me above the judge whom, I in turn judged, above the defendant whom I forced into gratitude.
Albert Camus (1913–1960), French-Algerian novelist, dramatist, philosopher. The Fall, p. 29, Gallimard (1956).
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