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Quote of Marcel Proust - Words do not change their meanings...


Biography - Marcel Proust:

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

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






The word flies and cannot be recalled.





The meaning of a word is its use in the language.





Where words fail, music speaks.





Words make love.





What's in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet;












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Marcel Proust also said...


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





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.





Love is space and time measured by the heart.





Happiness serves hardly any other purpose than to make unhappiness possible.





Time, which changes people, does not alter the image we have retained of them.





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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