Marcel Proust Quote
A certain similarity exists, although the type evolves, between all the women we love, a similarity that is due to the fixity of our own temperament, which it is that chooses them, eliminating all those who would not be at once our opposite and our complement, fitted that is to say to gratify our senses and to wring our heart.
Pt.1. Swann's way. pt.2. Within a budding grove. pt.3. The Guermantes way (ed. 1934)