Famous quote by Albert Camus

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A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world
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"A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed upon this world"

- Albert Camus

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Albert Camus' quote is a warning about the effects of a lack of ethics. He is recommending that when a person does not have a values to direct their behavior, they end up being like a wild animal, uncontrolled and dangerous. Without a sense of right and incorrect, an individual can do whatever they desire, regardless of the repercussions. This can result in chaos and damage, as the individual is no longer bound by any rules or laws. Camus is emphasizing the significance of principles and morality in order to maintain a tranquil and orderly society. He is suggesting that without principles, people become like wild beasts, and the world ends up being a lot more unsafe location.

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Albert Camus This quote is written / told by Albert Camus between November 7, 1913 and January 4, 1960. He was a famous Philosopher from France. The author also have 89 other quotes.

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