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Marcel Proust

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Biography - Marcel Proust:

French novelist, critic and essayist.
Born: 1871 - Died: 1922
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

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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




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Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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Intelligence has value only in the service of love.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.”
Sigmund Freud
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Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.”
Immanuel Kant - Answering the Question: What is Enlightenment?
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The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.”
Bertrand Russell
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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.”
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Love is space and time measured by the heart.”
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Happiness serves hardly any other purpose than to make unhappiness possible.”
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Time, which changes people, does not alter the image we have retained of them.”
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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.”
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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
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