Marcel Proust Quote

A woman is of greater service to our life if she is in it, instead of being an element of happiness, an instrument of sorrow, and there is not a woman in the world the possession of whom is as precious as that of the truths which she reveals to us by causing us to suffer.


In Search of Lost Time (1913-1927) - Vol. VI: The Sweet Cheat Gone (1925)

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A woman is of greater service to our life if she is in it, instead of being an element of happiness, an instrument of sorrow, and there is not a...

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A woman is of greater service to our life if she is in it, instead of being an element of happiness, an instrument of sorrow, and there is not a...

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A woman is of greater service to our life if she is in it, instead of being an element of happiness, an instrument of sorrow, and there is not a...

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A woman is of greater service to our life if she is in it, instead of being an element of happiness, an instrument of sorrow, and there is not a...