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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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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




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The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.”
Michel de Montaigne
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
Epicurus
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Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.”
Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis - Satires
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
Isaac Asimov
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Silence is often the truest wisdom.”
Pindar
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Human wisdom consists in a knowledge of the order in which it is profitable to know things;”
Leo Tolstoy
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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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