Marcel Proust Quotes (136 quotes)
As quoted in: The discipline of English: a guide to critical theory and practice by George Watson, Barnes & Noble Books, 1979
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsMarcel Proust
Born: July 10, 1871
Died: November 18, 1922 (aged 51)
Occupation: Author, novelist, essayist, critic
Bio: Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust was a French novelist, critic, and essayist best known for his monumental À la recherche du temps perdu. It was published in seven parts between 1913 and 1927.
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“Most critical writing is drivel and half of it is dishonest. It is a short cut to oblivion, anyway. Thinking in terms of ideas destroys the power to think in terms of emotions and sensations.”