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Marcel Proust Quotes
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We are healed of a suffering only by experiencing it to the full.
All the mind's activity is easy if it is not subjected to reality.
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.
Time, which changes people, does not alter the image we have retained of them.
We must love men more than things, and I admire and weep more for the soldiers than for the churches which were only the recording of an heroic gesture which today is reenacted at every moment.
Our passions shape our books, repose writes them in the intervals.
A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price tag has been left.
We feel in one world, we think and name in another. Between the two we can set up a system of references, but we cannot fill the gap.
People do not die for us immediately, but remain bathed in a sort of aura of life which bears no relation to true immortality but through which they continue to occupy our thoughts in the same way as when they were alive. It is as though they were travelling abroad.
Illness is the most heeded of doctors: to kindness and wisdom we make promises only; pain we obey.
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