Illness is the most heeded of doctors: to goodness and wisdom we only make promises; pain we obey
Quote by Marcel Proust
It is in moments of illness that we are compelled to recognize that we live...
Happiness serves hardly any other purpose than to make unhappiness possible.
It is often hard to bear the tears that we ourselves have caused.
We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no...
Our passions shape our books, repose writes them in the intervals.
Lies are essential to humanity. They are perhaps as important as the pursuit of pleasure...
We must never be afraid to go too far, for success lies just beyond.
Every reader finds himself. The writer's work is merely a kind of optical instrument that...
Love is a reciprocal torture.
The only paradise is paradise lost
Time, which changes people, does not alter the image we have retained of them
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new...
It is always during a passing state of mind that we make lasting resolutions
The only thing that does not change is that at any and every time it...
The time which we have at our disposal every day is elastic; the passions we...
We are able to find everything in our memory, which is like a dispensary or...
Everything great in the world comes from neurotics. They alone have founded our religions and...
The voyage of discovery is 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,...
Our passions shape our books. Repose writes them in the intervals.