By Albert Camus
"Caligula : C'est une vérité toute easy et toute claire, un peu bête, mais difficile à découvrir et lourde à porter.
Hélicon : Et qu'est-ce donc que cette vérité, Caïus ?
Caligula : Les hommes meurent et ils ne sont pas heureux.
Hélicon : Allons, Caïus, c'est une vérité dont on s'arrange très bien. Regarde autour de toi. Ce n'est pas cela qui les empêche de déjeuner.
Caligula : Alors, c'est que tout, autour de moi, est mensonge, et moi, je veux qu'on vive dans l. a. vérité !"
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Caligula / Le Malentendu by Albert Camus