Marcel Proust

Marcel Proust

French writer
You know Balbec so well - do you have friends in the area?' I have friends wherever there are companies of trees, wounded but not vanquished, which huddle together with touching obstinacy to implore an inclement and pitiless sky.' That is not what I meant,' interrupted my father, as obstinate as the trees and as pitiless as the sky.More Marcel Proust quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Our passions shape our books, repose writes them in the intervals.More Marcel Proust quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The only true voyage of discovery, . . . would be not to visit strange lands but to possess other eyes.More Marcel Proust quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Happiness serves hardly any other purpose than to make unhappiness possible.More Marcel Proust quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
This dim coolness of my room was to the broad daylight of the street what the shadow is to the sunbeam, that is to say equally luminous, and presented to my imagination the entire panorama of summer, which my senses, if I had been out walking, could have tasted and enjoyed only piecemeal; and so it was quite in harmony with my state of repose which (thanks to the enlivening adventures related in my books) sustained, like a hand reposing motionless in a stream of running water, the shock and animation of a torrent of acMore Marcel Proust quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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