Marcel Proust Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old marcel proust quotes, marcel proust sayings, and marcel proust proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Instead of seeking new landscapes, develop new eyes.      

Marcel Proust

Time passes, and little by little everything that we have spoken in falsehood becomes true.     

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 consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.     

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 consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.     

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

A little insomnia is not without its value in making us appreciate sleep, in throwing a ray of light upon that darkness.     

Marcel Proust

All our final decisions are made in a state of mind that is not going to last.     

Marcel Proust

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

Marcel Proust

Let us leave the beautiful women to men with no imagination.     

Marcel Proust

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

Marcel Proust

We are healed of a suffering only by experiencing it in full.     

Marcel Proust

A woman one loves rarely suffices for all our needs, so we deceive her with another whom we do not love.     

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

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.     

Marcel Proust

There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book.     

Marcel Proust

Illness is the most heeded of doctors: to goodness and wisdom we only make promises; pain we obey.     

Marcel Proust

After luncheon the sun, conscious that it was Saturday, would blaze an hour longer in the zenith...     

Marcel Proust

It is not only by dint of lying to others, but also of lying to ourselves, that we cease to notice that we are lying.     

Marcel Proust

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

Marcel Proust

In a separation it is the one who is not really in love who says the more tender things.     

Marcel Proust

In a separation it's the one who is not really in love who says the more tender things.     

Marcel Proust

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

Marcel Proust

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

Marcel Proust

A little insomnia is not without its value in making us appreciate sleep, in throwing a ray of light upon that darkness.     

Marcel Proust

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

Marcel Proust

We say that the hour of death cannot be forecast, but when we say this we imagine that hour as placed in an obscure and distant future. It never occurs to us that it has any connection with the day already begun or that death could arrive this same afternoon, this afternoon which is so certain and which has every hour filled in advance.     

Marcel Proust

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

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