Marcel Proust Quotes (136 quotes)
“It is not because other people are dead that our affection for them grows faint, it is because we ourselves are dying.”
In Search of Lost Time, Vol. VI: The Sweet Cheat Gone (1925), "Mademoiselle de Forcheville"
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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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