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Proust Proust by Samuel Beckett
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Proust Quotes (showing 1-8 of 8)
“The creation of the world did not take place once and for all time, but takes place every day.”
Samuel Beckett, Proust
“Life is habit. Or rather life is a succession of habits.”
Samuel Beckett, Proust
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“Habit is a compromise effected between the individual and his environment, or between the individual and his own organic eccentricities, the guarantee of a dull inviolability, the lightning-conductor of his existence.”
Samuel Beckett, Proust
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“There is no escape from the hours and the days. Neither from tomorrow nor from yesterday, because yesterday has deformed us, or been deformed by us... We are not merely more weary because of yesterday, we are other, no longer what we were before the calamity of yesterday”
Samuel Beckett, Proust
“Friendship, according to Proust, is the negation of that irremediable solitude to which every human being is condemned.”
Samuel Beckett, Proust
“Memory and Habit are attributes of the Time cancer. They control the most simple Proustian episode, and an understanding of their mechanism must precede any particular analysis of their application.”
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“Curiosity is the hair of our habit tending to stand on end. It rarely happens that our attention is not stained in greater or lesser degree by this animal element.”
Samuel Beckett, Proust
“The whisky bears a grudge against the decanter.”
Samuel Beckett, Proust

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