Monday, May 7, 2012

Marcel Proust on Time


The time which we have at our disposal every day is elastic; the passions that we feel expand it, those that we inspire contract it; and habit fills up what remains.


In "In Search of Lost Time Vol. II - Within a Budding Grove" (1919). Marcel Proust (1871–1922) was a French novelist, critic, and essayist best known for his monumental À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time; earlier translated as Remembrance of Things Past). It was published in seven parts between 1913 and 1927.

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