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A cathedral, a wave of storm, a dancer's leap, never turn out to be as high as we had hoped.
Expectation
Marcel Proust

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A change in the weather is sufficient to recreate the world and ourselves.
Weather
Marcel Proust

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A powerful idea communicates some of its strength to him who challenges it.
Ideas
Marcel Proust

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A work of art that contains theories is like an object on which the price tag has been left.
Arts and Artists
Marcel Proust

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All our final decisions are made in a state of mind that is not going to last.
Decisions
Marcel Proust

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

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Impelled by a state of mind which is destined not to last, we make our irrevocable decisions
Decisions
Marcel Proust

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In a separation it is the one who is not really in loved who says the more tender things.
Love Ended
Marcel Proust

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It is always during a passing state of mind that we make lasting resolutions.
Resolution
Marcel Proust

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Let us leave pretty women to men devoid of imagination.
Men and Women
Marcel Proust

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Often it is just lack of imagination that keeps a man from suffering very much.
Imagination
Marcel Proust

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People wish to learn to swim and at the same time to keep one foot on the ground.
Risk
Marcel Proust

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That translucent alabaster of our memories.
Memory
Marcel Proust

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The bonds that unite another person to our self exist only in our mind.
Relationships
Marcel Proust

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The charms of the passing woman are generally in direct proportion to the swiftness of her passing.
Charm
Marcel Proust

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The regularity of a habit is generally in proportion to its absurdity.
Habit
Marcel Proust

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There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book.
Childhood
Marcel Proust

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Things don't change, but by and by our wishes change.
Change
Marcel Proust

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Time passes, and little by little everything that we have spoken in falsehood becomes true.
Lies and Lying
Marcel Proust

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We are healed of a suffering only by experiencing it in full.
Suffering
Marcel Proust

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We become moral when we are unhappy.
Morality
Marcel Proust

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We do not succeed in changing things according to our desire, but gradually our desire changes.
Desire
Marcel Proust

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What a profound significance small things assume when the woman we love conceals them from us.
Things and Little Things
Marcel Proust

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
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