Man is the only creature who refuses to be what he is.
Albert Camus (1913-1960)
Camus was an French philosopher (born in Algeria) and one of the most famous proponents of Absurdist philosophical branch. His most famous works include The Myth of Sisyphus (1942), The Stranger (1942) and The Plague (1947).
He was awarded with the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1957.