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Marcel Proust Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Marcel Proust

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In a separation it is the one
who is not really in love
who says the more tender things.
- Marcel Proust

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The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes
but in having new eyes.
- Marcel Proust

Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed;
to kindness,
to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.
- Marcel Proust

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy,
they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
- Marcel Proust

 

Three-quarters of the sicknesses of intelligent people
come from their intelligence.
They need at least a doctor who can understand this sickness.
- Marcel Proust

All our final decisions are made in a state of mind
that is not going to last.
- Marcel Proust

Let us leave pretty women to men devoid of imagination.
- Marcel Proust

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It is not because other people are dead that our affection for them grows faint,
it is because we ourselves are dying.
- Marcel Proust

The charms of the passing woman are generally in direct
proportion to the swiftness of her passing.
- Marcel Proust

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

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

If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it
is not to dream less but to dream more,
to dream all the time.
- Marcel Proust

If only for the sake of elegance, I try to remain morally pure.
- Marcel Proust

Like everybody who is not in love, he thought one chose
the person to be loved after endless deliberations
and on the basis of particular qualities or advantages.
- Marcel Proust

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

The only real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking
new landscapes but in having new eyes.
- Marcel Proust

As long as men are free to ask what they must,
free to say what they think, free to think what they will,
freedom can never be lost and science can never regress.
- Marcel Proust

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.
- Marcel Proust

Love is space and time measured by the heart.
- Marcel Proust

It is always during a passing state of mind that we
make lasting resolutions.
- Marcel Proust

We must never be afraid to go too far,
for truth lies beyond.
- Marcel Proust

Our intonations contain our philosophy of life,
what each of us is constantly telling himself about things.
- Marcel Proust

A powerful idea communicates some of its strength to him who challenges it.
- Marcel Proust

Your soul is a dark forest.
But the trees are of a particular species,
they are genealogical trees.
- Marcel Proust

Only through art can we emerge from ourselves and know
what another person sees.
- Marcel Proust

Love is a reciprocal torture.
- Marcel Proust

A fashionable milieu is one in which everybody's opinion
is made up of the opinion of all the others.
Has everybody a different opinion? Then it is a literary milieu.
- Marcel Proust

What a profound significance small things assume when
the woman we love conceals them from us.
- Marcel Proust

Happiness serves hardly any other purpose than to make unhappiness possible.
- Marcel Proust

Habit is a second nature which prevents us from knowing the first,
of which it has neither the cruelties nor the enchantments.
- Marcel Proust

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.
- Marcel Proust

Lies are essential to humanity.
They are perhaps as important as the pursuit of pleasure
and moreover are dictated by that pursuit.
- Marcel Proust

There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived
so fully as those we spent with a favorite book.
- Marcel Proust

People wish to learn to swim and at the same time to
keep one foot on the ground.
- Marcel Proust

We do not succeed in changing things according to our desire,
but gradually our desire changes.
- Marcel Proust

A change in the weather is sufficient to recreate the world and ourselves.
- Marcel Proust

Everything great in the world comes from neurotics.
They alone have founded our religions and composed our masterpieces.
- Marcel Proust

A woman one loves rarely suffices for all our needs,
so we deceive her with another whom we do not love.
- Marcel Proust

Time passes, and little by little everything that we
have spoken in falsehood becomes true.
- Marcel Proust

Like many intellectuals, he was incapable of saying
a simple thing in a simple way.
- Marcel Proust

Time, which changes people, does not alter the image
we have retained of them.
- Marcel Proust

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

The time at our disposal each day is elastic;
the passions we feel dilate it,
those that inspire us shrink it, and habit fills it.
- Marcel Proust

We become moral when we are unhappy.
- Marcel Proust

We are healed from suffering only by experiencing it to the full.
- Marcel Proust

The world was not created once and for all time for each of us individually.
There are added to it in the course of our life things
of which we have never had any suspicion.
- Marcel Proust

The bonds that unite another person to our self exist only in our mind.
- Marcel Proust

The only paradise is paradise lost.
- Marcel Proust

Those whose suffering is due to love are,
as we say of certain invalids, their own physicians.
- Marcel Proust

There is no man, however wise, who has not at some
period of his youth said things,
or lived in a way the consciousness of which is so
unpleasant to him in later life that he would gladly,
if he could, expunge it from his memory.
- Marcel Proust

In theory one is aware that the earth revolves,
but in practice one does not perceive it,
the ground upon which one treads seems not to move,
and one can live undisturbed.
So it is with Time in one's life.
- Marcel Proust

Every reader finds himself.
The writer's work is merely a kind of optical instrument
that makes it possible for the reader to discern what,
without this book, he would perhaps never have seen in himself.
- Marcel Proust

The paradoxes of today are the prejudices of tomorrow,
since the most benighted and the most deplorable prejudices
have had their moment of novelty when fashion lent them its fragile grace.
- Marcel Proust

We are able to find everything in our memory,
which is like a dispensary or chemical laboratory in
which chance steers our hand sometimes to a soothing
drug and sometimes to a dangerous poison.
- Marcel Proust

It is in moments of illness that we are compelled to
recognize that we live not alone but chained to a creature of a different kingdom,
whole worlds apart, who has no knowledge of us and
by whom it is impossible to make ourselves understood:
our body.
- Marcel Proust

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth
until the hour of separation.
- Khalil Gibran

I don't think meals have any business being deductible.
I'm for separation of calories and corporations.
- Ralph Nader

Death is not more certainly a separation of our souls
from our bodies than the Christian life is a separation
of our souls from worldly tempers,
vain indulgences, and unnecessary cares.
- William Law

I believe that in the long run, separation between
Israel and the Palestinians is the best solution for
resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
- Yitzhak Rabin

Usually, it is not my habit to address religious issues on the floor.
I strongly believe in a person's right to religious freedom,
as well as the separation of church and state.
- Alcee Hastings

One of the points in which I was especially interested
was the Jim Crow regulations,
that is, the system of separation of the races in street
cars and railroad trains.
- Ray Stannard Baker

The purpose of separation of church and state is to
keep forever from these shores the ceaseless strife
that has soaked the soil of Europe with blood for centuries.
- James Madison

Texas has arguably the most extreme separation between
the well off and everyday people in the United States.
- Don Baylor

The separation of church and state is a source of strength,
but the conscience of our nation does not call for
separation between men of state and faith in the Supreme Being.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

And one of the frustrating parts, but it's an inherent part of our democracy,
is we have separation of powers.
- George Pataki

The basic premise of the Constitution was a separation
of powers and a system of checks and balances because
man was perceived as a fallen creature and would always yearn for more power.
- Roy Moore

The number, the industry, and the morality of the priesthood,
and the devotion of the people have been manifestly
increased by the total separation of the church from the state.
- James Madison

Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice,
neither, in my opinion, is safe.
- Edmund Burke

Technology is us.
There is no separation.
It's a pure expression of human creative will.
It doesn't exist anywhere else in the universe.
I'm rather sure of that.
- David Cronenberg

I've spent the last year and a half going through a very public separation,
hiding in hotel lobbies.
- Phil Collins

I started in 1946 in radio.
I was ten years old.
I was discovered singing in a school play.
Someone was in the audience and it's six degrees of separation.
- Hector Elizondo


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