Marcel Proust

“No doubt very few people understand the purely subjective nature of the phenomenon that we call love, or how it creates, so to speak, a supplementary person, distinct from the person whom the world knows by the same name, a person most of whose constituent elements are derived from ourselves.”

Marcel Proust, Within a Budding Grove
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Within a Budding Grove (In Search of Lost Time, #2) Within a Budding Grove by Marcel Proust
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