The best Quotes by Marcel Proust

The best Quotes by Marcel Proust

Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust (10 July 1871 – 18 November 1922) was a French novelist, literary critic, and essayist who wrote the monumental novel À la recherche du temps perdu.

The true paradises are the paradises that we have lost.
Love is a striking example of how little reality means to us.
Like many intellectuals, he was incapable of saying a simple thing in a simple way.
Let us leave pretty women to men with no imagination.
Only through art can we emerge from ourselves and know what another person sees.
Love is space and time measured by the heart.
We are healed from suffering only by experiencing it to the full.
Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
And when I thought of Florence, it was like a miracle city embalmed and like a corolla, because it was called the city of lilies and its cathedral, St. Mary of the Flowers.
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.

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So you're single? In Paris? Now I'm even more jealous. I mean, your life is croissants and sex.
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I make the most money, I think, in Russia and Paris, for the people of those countries are so willing to be amused, so eager to see something new and out of the ordinary.
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If Paris is a city of lights, Sydney is the city of fireworks.
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An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.
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Quagmire: "You got to help me. I'm looking for a little boy with red overalls and a yellow shirt."
French Man: "You are looking to buy or to rent?"
Quagmire: "What? No! God! How is Paris considered a classy city?"
French Man: "The buildings are beautiful, the people are trash."
Do you realize this city is laid out in circles? Like they deliberately designed it to confuse us.
Emily Cooper in Emily in Paris - Season 1 Episode 2
Paris seems like a big city, but it's really just a small town.
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Of course, I love Paris. And the food is so delicious. The fashion, so chic. The lights, so magical. But the people, so mean.
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Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise.
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Paradise is wonderful when your life is dull and full of traffic. As an escape every now and then.
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It takes much more courage to be in love than it does for war.
Helsinki in Money Heist - Season 4 Episode 5
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You say you love rain, but you use an umbrella to walk under it. You say you love sun, but you seek shade when it is shining. You say you love wind, but when it comes, you close your window. So that's why I'm scared when you say you love me.
74
A mind needs books like a sword needs a whetstone.
Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones - Season 1 Episode 2
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Smart women love smart men more than smart men love smart women.
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Philippe: "Tell me Driss, why do you think people are interested in art?"
Driss: "I don't know, it's a business?"
Philippe: "No. That's because it's the only thing one leaves behind."
Driss in Intouchables
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The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science. Whoever does not know it and can no longer wonder, no longer marvel, is as good as dead, and his eyes are dimmed.
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A true hero isn't measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart.
Zeus in Hercules
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It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
121
Those that we love never truly leave us, Harry. There are things that death cannot touch.
13
You are going to lose people in your life.
And I realize that no matter how much you spent with them,
or how much you appreciated them and told them so,
it will never seem like it was enough.
38
Sometimes, strangers can become more like family than blood ever could.
It's a mystery of human chemistry and I don't understand it, some people, as far as their senses are concerned, just feel like home.
If Italy were Mona Lisa then Florence would be her smile.
You will begin to wonder that human daring ever achieved anything so magnificent.
John Ruskin (Mornings in Florence)
Your eyes can deceive you, don't trust them!
9
No one can lie, no one can hide anything, when he looks directly into someone's eyes.
2
What the eye doesn't see and the mind doesn't know, doesn't exist.
Just as the eye was made to see colours, and the ear to hear sounds, so the human mind was made to understand.
After all, you still need time to just sit there and take a look around.
7
"Oh yes, time flies and before you know it you're old," said Pippi. "Come autumn I'll be ten, and I suppose I'll be past my prime then."
6
It's real, Six. You can't get mad at a real ending. Some of them are ugly. It's the fake happily ever afters that should piss you off.
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I want you to help them open... because I need you to watch me give you the very last piece of my heart.
4
What other people think of you is none of your business.
24
If you're brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.
21
This is the true measure of love: When we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
6
There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.
5
The Light failed; but the Darkness that followed was more than loss of light.
2
The Elves made many rings; but secretly Sauron made One Ring to rule all the others, and their power was bound up with it.
Whether you come back by page or by the big screen, Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.
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I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book.
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