Marcel Proust — French Author born on July 10, 1871, died on November 18, 1922

Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust was a French novelist, critic, and essayist best known for his monumental novel À la recherche du temps perdu, published in seven parts between 1913 and 1927. He is considered by many to be one of the greatest authors of all time... (wikipedia)

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.
What a profound significance small things assume when the woman we love conceals them from us.
We do not succeed in changing things according to our desire, but gradually our desire changes.
Only through art can we emerge from ourselves and know what another person sees.
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.