"The time at our disposal each day is elastic the passions we feel dilate it, those that inspire us shrink it, and habit fills it."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Marcel Proust on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Marcel Proust on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Marcel Proust on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Marcel Proust on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Marcel Proust on C. S. Lewis
"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."