"Let us leave pretty women to men devoid of imagination."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Marcel Proust on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Marcel Proust on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Marcel Proust on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Marcel Proust on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Marcel Proust on John Lennon
"Everything great in the world comes from neurotics. They alone have founded our religions and composed our masterpieces."
"It is in moments of illness that we are compelled to recognize that we live not alone but chained to a creature of a different kingdom, whole worlds apart, who has no knowledge of us and by whom it is impossible to make ourselves understood: our body."
"Only through art can we emerge from ourselves and know what another person sees."
"A change in the weather is sufficient to recreate the world and ourselves."
"Words do not change their meanings so drastically in the course of centuries as, in our minds, names do in the course of a year or two."