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Marcel Proust
(1871-1922) born on
Jul 10
French author. He wrote "Remembrance of Things Past," 1922-32, a novel in seven parts based on the
         
   
F
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.

R
If a little dreaming is dangerous, the cure for it is not to dream less but to dream more, to dream all the time.
A
A powerful idea communicates some of its strength to him who challenges it.
N
The mistakes made by doctors are innumerable. They err habitually on the side of optimism as to treatment, of pessimism as to the outcome.
K
We do not succeed in changing things according to our desire, but gradually our desire changes.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Reader's Digest, 1 Feb1981.
R: "Remembrance of Things Past," vol. 4, "Within a Budding Grove," pt. 2, "Seascape . . . ," 1918.
A: "Remembrance of Things Past," vol. 3, "Within a Budding Grove," pt. 1, "Madame Swann at Home," 1918.
N: In "Doctor's Quotation Book," by Robert Wilkins, 1991.
K: "Remembrance of Things Past," vol. 11, "The Sweet Cheat Gone," ch. 1, 1925.
   


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