Quote by Albert Camus on Nordic/germanic Mythology

Albert Camus said something about Nordic/Germanic culture being

immature, as seen through its mythology, which is all about fighting.

He compared that with the mythologies of the Mediterranean basin,

which show a mature culture, presumably because those myths are more

about sex than fighting. I need to find this quote. It can be either

in French or in English translation, but I need to know the source,


Request for Question Clarification byvoyager-ga

Hi Jillian,

I might have found the quote you were looking for:

"Tout l'effort de la pens

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