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We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love - first to their advantage, then to their disadvantage
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"We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love - first to their advantage, then to their disadvantage"

- Albert Camus

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This quote by Albert Camus suggests that when we enjoy someone, we tend to be prejudiced in our view of them. We commonly ignore their flaws and also concentrate on their positive top qualities, which can lead us to overestimate their personality. This can be advantageous in the short-term, as it permits us to preserve a favorable expectation on the partnership. Nevertheless, in the future, this can be destructive, as it can lead us to be blindsided by their adverse qualities when they eventually expose themselves. This quote serves as a suggestion to be mindful of our biases when it concerns the people we like, and to strive to keep an objective sight of them.

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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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