"We don't receive wisdom we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us."
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."Marcel Proust on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Experience is not what happens to you it's what you do with what happens to you."Marcel Proust on Aldous Huxley
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."Marcel Proust on Audrey Hepburn
"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest Second, by imitation, which is easiest and third by experience, which is the bitterest."Marcel Proust on Confucius
"If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it."Marcel Proust on Michael Jordan
"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."