Marcel Proust

Marcel Proust

French writer
Now the same mystery which often veils from our eyes the reason for a catastrophe envelops just as frequently, when love is in question, the suddenness of certain happy solutions, such as had been brought to me by Gilberte's letter. Happy, or at least seemingly happy, for there are few that can really be happy when we are dealing with a sentiment of such a kind that any satisfaction we can give it does no more, as a rule, than dislodge some pain. And yet sometimes a respite is granted us, and we have for a little whileMore Marcel Proust quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No exile at the South Pole or on the summit of Mont Blanc separates us more effectively from others than the practice of a hidden vice.More Marcel Proust quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I understood that all the material of a literary work was in my past life, I understood that I had acquired it in the midst of frivolous amusements, in idleness, in tenderness and in pain, stored up by me without my divining its destination or even its survival, as the seed has in reserve all the ingredients which will nourish the plant.More Marcel Proust quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Like many intellectuals, he was incapable of saying a simple thing in a simple way.More Marcel Proust quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Masterpieces are no more than the shipwrecked flotsam of great minds.More Marcel Proust quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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