Marcel Proust Quotes

Who on Earth is Marcel Proust?

Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust was a French novelist known for his monumental novel 'In Search of Lost Time' (À la recherche du temps perdu).

Born July 10, 1871
Died November 18, 1922

Books by Marcel Proust


Best Quotes by Marcel Proust

“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”

Marcel Proust

“The real voyage of discovery lies not in seeking new lands, but in seeing with new eyes.”

Marcel Proust

“To think that I’ve wasted years of my life, that I’ve longed to die, that I’ve experienced my greatest love, for a woman who didn’t appeal to me, who wasn’t even my type!”

Marcel Proust

“We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.”

Marcel Proust