The mind, when it reaches its limits, must make a judgment and choose its conclusions. This is where suicide and the reply stand.
What's true of all the evils in the world is true of plague as well. It helps men to rise above themselves.
Heroism is accessible. Happiness is more difficult.
If nothing had any meaning, you would be right. But there is something that still has a meaning.
To lose one's life is no great matter; when the time comes I'll have the courage to lose mine. But what's intolerable is to see one's life being drained of meaning, to be told there's no reason for existing. A man can't live without some reason for living.
To be happy we must not be too concerned with others.