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Proust: 'Regret'

“Remembrance of Things Past”
Apr 23rd Part #95


“For, like desire, regret seeks not to be analysed but to be satisfied. When one begins to love, one spends one’s time, not in getting to know what one’s love really is, but in making it possible to meet next day. 143 more words


Proust: The Past

“Remembrance of Things Past”
Apr 16th Part #94


“And so it is with our own past. It is a labour in vain to attempt to recapture it: all the efforts of our intellect must prove futile. 56 more words


Swann's Way (In Search of Lost Time vol.1)

“Perhaps it is not-being that is the true state, and all our dream of life is inexistent; but, if so, we feel that these phrases of music, these conceptions which exist in relation to our dream, must be nothing either. 350 more words

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Proust: Notions of Individuality

“Remembrance of Things Past”
Apr 9th Part #93


“None of us constitutes a material whole, identical for everyone, which a person has only to go look up as though we were a book of specifications or a last testament; our social personality is a creation of the minds of others. 59 more words


Proust: An Abstraction

“Remembrance of Things Past”
Apr 2nd Part #92


“And wasn’t my mind also like another crib in the depths of which I felt I remained ensconced, even in order to watch what was happening outside? 74 more words


Remembrance of things past

Remembrance of things past

Nothing can ever last

You held me tight

Throughout the night

Then we awoke

Into the morning light

Dreams are all we had… 86 more words


Proust: Inertia

“Remembrance of Things Past”
Mar 26th Part #91


“The inertia of the mind urges it to slide down the easy slope of imagination, rather than to climb the steep slope of introspection.” ― Marcel Proust… 73 more words