Quotes by French Author Marcel Proust


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

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

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

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


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

We become moral when we are unhappy. Marcel Proust

Impelled by a state of mind which is destined not to last, we make our irrevocable decisions 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

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

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

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

We are healed of a suffering only by experiencing it in full. Marcel Proust

Things don't change, but by and by our wishes change. Marcel Proust

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

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

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

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

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

Love is space and time measured by the heart. 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


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