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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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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




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One word and all is saved
One word and all is lost.”

André Breton - Le revolver à cheveux blancs
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Whatever we well understand we express clearly, and words flow with ease.”
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux - L'Art poétique
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The word flies and cannot be recalled.”
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistles
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The meaning of a word is its use in the language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Philosophical Investigations
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Where words fail, music speaks.”
Hans Christian Andersen
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Words make love.”
André Breton
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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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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.”
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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.”
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