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‘We become moral when we are unhappy.’
Marcel Proust

Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust was a French novelist, critic, and essayist best known for his monumental novel À la recherche du temps perdu. (In Search of Lost Time)  It was published in seven parts between 1913 and 1927.

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


“We don’t receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.” 

and on Love

“Love is not vain because it is frustrated, but because it is fulfilled. The people we love turn to ashes when we possess them.”