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Illness is the most heeded of doctors: to goodness and wisdom we only make promises; pain we obey.  - Marcel Proust
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Variant translation: "Let us be thankful to the people who bring us happiness; they are the enchanting gardeners who make our souls blossom." - The Complete Short Stories of Marcel Proust (Cooper Square Press, 2001), p. 125
Marcel Proust
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Variant translation: "Our farthest-reaching resolutions are always made in a short-lived state of mind." - In Search of Lost Time, Vol. II: Within a Budding Grove [also translated as "In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower"] (1919)

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Born: July 10, 1871

Died: November 18, 1922 (aged 51)

Nationality: French

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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