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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: 'Hands of Imperious Circumstance'

“Remembrance of Things Past”
September 17th 2017 | #116

Hands of Imperious Circumstance

“This was not to say, however, that she did not long, at times, for some greater change, that she did not experience some of those exceptional moments when one thirsts for something other than what is, and when those who, through lack of energy or imagination, are unable to generate any motive power in themselves, cry out, as the clock strikes or the postman knocks, for something new, even if it is worse, some emotion, some sorrow; when the heartstrings, which contentment has silenced, like a harp laid by, yearn to be plucked and sounded again by some hand, however rough, even if it should break them; when the will, which has with such difficulty won the right to indulge without let or hindrance in its own desires and woes, would gladly fling the reins into the hands of imperious circumstance, however cruel.”
― Marcel Proust


Proust: 'Silence and Shadow'

“Remembrance of Things Past”
September 10th 2017 | #115

Silence and Shadow

“I dined with Legrandin on the terrace of his house by moonlight. “There is a charming quality, is there not,” he said to me, “in this silence; for hearts that are wounded, as mine is, a novelist whom you will read in time to come asserts that there is no remedy but silence and shadow. 69 more words


Proust: 'Piece of Sky'

“Remembrance of Things Past”
September 3rd 2017 | #114


“Not caring for their lives’ is it? Why, what in the world is there that we should care for if it’s not our lives, the only gift the Lord never offers us a second time.” 74 more words


Proust: 'A Profound Thought'

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August 27th 2017 | #113


“To understand a profound thought is to have, at the moment one understands it, a profound thought oneself; and this demands some effort, a genuine descent to the heart of oneself . 43 more words


The Dark Forest

What it’s about: The follow-up to Three Body Problem details humanity’s centuries-long stand against the invading Trisolarians. In an attempt to overcome the ubiquitous surveillance of the sophons, humanity vests its hopes in the plans of Wallfacers – individuals tasked with coming up with plans to save humanity that are only known to themselves. 621 more words


Proust: 'Dream Charmer'

“Remembrance of Things Past”
August 20th 2017 | #112


“Sometimes, as Eve was born from one of Adam’s ribs, a woman was born during my sleep from a cramped position of my thigh. 156 more words