Marcel proust Quotes

"Happiness is beneficial for the b...

"Happiness is beneficial for the body, but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind." --Marcel Proust
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The universe is true fo...

The universe is true for us all and dissimilar to each of us -Marcel Proust
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β€œThe real voyage of discovery consi...

β€œThe real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking out new landscapes but in having new eyes.” –Marcel Proust
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Love is a striking exam...

Love is a striking example of how little reality means to us. - Marcel Proust
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β€œFor, just as in the beginning it is formed...

β€œFor, just as in the beginning it is formed by desire, so afterwards love is kept in existence only by painful anxiety. ” ― Marcel Proust
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There is no easy s...

There is no easy success or definitive failure. Marcel Proust
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"The only parad...

"The only paradise is paradise lost." β€” Marcel Proust
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"In my cowardice I became at once a man, and did what all...

"In my cowardice I became at once a man, and did what all we grown men do when face to face with suffering and injustice; I preferred not to see them." Swann's Way. Marcel Proust
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"The regularity of a habit ...

"The regularity of a habit is generally in proportion to its absurdity." – Marcel Proust
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"There is no man, however wise, who has not at some period of his youth said thi...

"There is no man, however wise, who has not at some period of his youth said things, or lived in a way the consciousness of which is so unpleasant to him in later life that he would gladly, if he could, expunge it from his memory." --Marcel Proust
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"Remembrance of things past is n...

"Remembrance of things past is not necessarily the remembrance of things as they were." --Marcel Proust
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The fault I find with our journalism is that it forces us to take an interest i...

The fault I find with our journalism is that it forces us to take an interest in some fresh triviality or other every day, whereas only three or four books in a lifetime give us anything that is of real importance. Swann's Way by Marcel Proust
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β€œMy destination is no lon...

β€œMy destination is no longer a place, rather a new way of seeing.” ― Marcel Proust
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"We don’t receive wisdom; we must discover...

"We don’t receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us." – Marcel Proust
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"The only parad...

"The only paradise is paradise lost." β€” Marcel Proust
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"Love is a striking exam...

"Love is a striking example of how little reality means to us." – Marcel Proust
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"Let us be grateful to people who make...

"Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls bloom." -Marcel Proust
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The real voyage of discovery consi...

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. - Marcel Proust
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"Happiness is salutary for the...

"Happiness is salutary for the body but sorrow develops the powers of the spirit". - Marcel Proust
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β€œMy destination is no lon...

β€œMy destination is no longer a place, rather a new way of seeing.” ― Marcel Proust
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Everything great comes from neurotics. They alone have foun...

Everything great comes from neurotics. They alone have founded religions and composed our masterpieces.” Marcel Proust in "A Divided Self: Biography of R.D.Laing" by John Clay (1997)4
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"Let us be grateful to the people who mak...

"Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom." β€” Marcel Proust
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 14
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I have come increasingly to think of [Peter] Zumthor as...

I have come increasingly to think of [Peter] Zumthor as a cross between Mies van der Rohe and Marcel Proust, with perhaps a tiny bit of Bob Dylan thrown in.β€”Paul Goldberger
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When you work to please others you can't succeed...

When you work to please others you can't succeed, but the things you do to satisfy yourself stand a chance of catching someone's interest. MARCEL PROUST
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β€œMy destination is no lon...

β€œMy destination is no longer a place, rather a new way of seeing.” β€”Marcel Proust
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"The real voyage of discovery cons...

"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes" - Marcel Proust
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"The only parad...

"The only paradise is paradise lost." - Marcel Proust
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There is no man, however wise, who has no at some period of his youth said thin...

There is no man, however wise, who has no at some period of his youth said things, or lived in a way the consciousness of which is so unpleasant to him in later life that he would gladly, if he could, expunge it from his memory. - Marcel Proust
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"The real voyage of discovery con...

"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but seeing with new eyes." - Marcel Proust
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"Let us be grateful to the people who mak...

"Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom." (~Marcel Proust)
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"Remembrance of things past is n...

"Remembrance of things past is not necessarily the remembrance of things as they were." β€” Marcel Proust
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"If you’re absent during my str...

"If you’re absent during my struggle, don’t expect to be present during my success." – Marcel Proust
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β€œThere are perhaps no days of our childhood that we lived ...

β€œThere are perhaps no days of our childhood that we lived as fully as the days we think we left behind without living at all: the days we spent with a favourite book.” -Marcel Proust
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"Love is a striking exam...

"Love is a striking example of how little reality means to us." - Marcel Proust
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"Time passes, and little by little...

"Time passes, and little by little everything that we have spoken in falsehood becomes true." - Marcel Proust
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"I think that life would suddenly seem wonderful to us if we were threatened to die...Just t...

"I think that life would suddenly seem wonderful to us if we were threatened to die...Just think of how many projects, travels, love affairs, studies, it - our life - hides from us, made invisible by our laziness which, certain of a future, delays them incessantly." - Marcel Proust
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Let us be grateful to the people who ma...

Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. - Marcel Proust
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"Leave the beautiful ...

"Leave the beautiful women to men with no imagination." ~Marcel Proust
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"The real voyage of discovery cons...

"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes." - Marcel Proust
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The truth has no need ...

The truth has no need to be uttered to be made apparent. - Marcel Proust
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"Let us be grateful to people who make ...

"Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom." ~Marcel Proust
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"Discovery consists not in s...

"Discovery consists not in seeking new lands but in seeing with new eyes." - Marcel Proust
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Unfortunately the next day was not the vast, extraneous expanse of time I had feverishly lo...

Unfortunately the next day was not the vast, extraneous expanse of time I had feverishly looked forward to. When it drew to a close my laziness and painful struggle to overcome obstacles had simply lasted twenty four more hours. - Narrator, In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust
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β€œIt is often hard to bear...

β€œIt is often hard to bear the tears that we ourselves have caused.” -Marcel Proust
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β€œPeople do not die for us immediately, but remain bathed in a sort of aura of life which bea...

β€œPeople do not die for us immediately, but remain bathed in a sort of aura of life which bears no relation to true immortality but through which they continue to occupy our thoughts in the same way as when they were alive. It is as though they were traveling abroad.” ― Marcel Proust
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