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Marcel Proust

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The inertia of the mind urges it to slide down the easy slope of imagination, rather than to climb the steep slope of introspection.

— Marcel Proust


آموخت که آدم به غیبت عادت می­کند و این عادت به نبودن عزیزان از نبودنشان ناگوارتر است.

— Marcel Proust

#immigration #lost #missing-someone #death

Death is in truth an illness from which we recover

— Marcel Proust

#life #death

The real art of discovery is not in finding new land, but in seeing with new eyes.

— Marcel Proust


His nature was really like a sheet of paper that has been folded so often in every direction that it is impossible to straighten it out.

— Marcel Proust


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

— Marcel Proust

#suffering #men

We needed germans in Paris to hear Wagner.

— Marcel Proust

#music #paris #wagner #music

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

— Marcel Proust


...because he knew that for other people their own social obligations took precedence of the death of a friend, and could put himself in her place by dint of his instinctive politeness.

— Marcel Proust

#proust #death

People can have many different kinds of pleasure. The real one is that for which they will forsake the others.

— Marcel Proust

#different kinds #forsake #kinds #many #others

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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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