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Marcel Proust Quotes

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

~ Marcel Proust

The fixity of habit is generally in direct proportion to its absurdity.

~ Marcel Proust

The only thing that does not change is that at any and every time it appears that there have been "great changes."

~ Marcel Proust

The opinions which we hold of one another, our relations with friends and kinfolk are in no sense permanent, save in appearance, but are as eternally fluid as the sea itself.

~ Marcel Proust

A powerful idea communicates some of its power to the man who contradicts it.

~ Marcel Proust

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

~ Marcel Proust

The only real voyage of discovery consists not in seeing new landscapes, but in having new eyes, in seeing the universe with the eyes of another, of hundreds of others, in seeing the hundreds of universes that each of them sees.

~ Marcel Proust
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