Habit is a second nature which prevents us from knowing the first, of which it has neither the cruelties nor the enchantments
Quote by Marcel Proust
There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we...
Our passions shape our books, repose writes them in the intervals.
Happiness serves hardly any other purpose than to make unhappiness possible.
People who are not in love fail to understand how an intelligent man can suffer...
A powerful idea communicates some of its strength to him who challenges it.
Illness is the most heeded of doctors: to goodness and wisdom we only make promises;...
We must never be afraid to go too far, for truth lies beyond.
Like many intellectuals, he was incapable of saying a simple thing in a simple way
A change in the weather is sufficient to recreate the world and ourselves.
A woman one loves rarely suffices for all our needs, so we deceive her with...
People can have many different kinds of pleasure. The real one is that for which...
Only through art can we emerge from ourselves and know what another person sees
The time which we have at our disposal every day is elastic; the passions we...
Like many intellectuals, he was incapable of saying a simple thing in a simple way.
We do not succeed in changing things according to our desire, but gradually our desire...
Time passes, and little by little everything that we have spoken in falsehood becomes true.
We become moral when we are unhappy.
We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no...
Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course.
You change your life by changing your heart.