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Marcel Proust

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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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The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.

— Marcel Proust

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Remembrance of things past is not necessarily the remembrance of things as they were.

— Marcel Proust

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Happiness is beneficial for the body, but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind.

— Marcel Proust

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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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Let us leave pretty women to men with no imagination.

— Marcel Proust

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There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we believe we left without having lived them, those we spent with a favorite book.

— Marcel Proust

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Love is a striking example of how little reality means to us.

— Marcel Proust


We are healed of a suffering only by experiencing it to the full.

— Marcel Proust

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Love is space and time measured by the heart.

— Marcel Proust

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Proust had a close relationship with his mother. Literary historians and critics have ascertained that apart from Ruskin Proust's chief literary influences included Saint-Simon Montaigne Stendhal Flaubert George Eliot Fyodor Dostoevsky and Leo Tolstoy. Paris: Bernard Grasset:

1919 Pastiches et mélanges ("Pastiches and mixtures").

Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust (French pronunciation: ​[maʁsɛl pʁust]; 10 July 1871 – 18 November 1922) was a French novelist critic and essayist best known for his monumental novel À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time; earlier translated as Remembrance of Things Past).

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