Marcel Proust Quote
The reason why life may be judged to be trivial although at certain moments it seems to us so beautiful is that we form our judgment, ordinarily, not on the evidence of life itself but of those quite different images which preserve nothing of life-and therefore we judge it disparagingly.
Remembrance of Things Past: The captive. The fugitive. Time regained (ed. Vintage, 1982) - ISBN: 9780394711843