Marcel Proust

Marcel Proust

French writer
The sensitiveness claimed by neurotic is matched by their egotism: they cannot abide the flaunting by others of the sufferings to which they pay an even increasing amount of attention in themselves.More Marcel Proust quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Sometimes in the afternoon sky the moon would pass white as a cloud, furtive, lusterless, like an actress who does not have to perform yet and who, from the audience, in street clothes, watches the other actors for a moment, making herself inconspicuous, not wanting anyone to pay attention to her.More Marcel Proust quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Our memory is like a shop in the window of which is exposed now one, now another photograph of the same person. And as a rule the most recent exhibit remains for some time the only one to be seen.More Marcel Proust quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Words do not change their meanings so drastically in the course of centuries as, in our minds, names do in the course of a year or two.More Marcel Proust quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To write that essential book, a great writer does not need to invent it but merely to translate it, since it already exists in each one of us. The duty and task of a writer are those of translator.More Marcel Proust quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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