Marcel Proust Quote

The reason why a work of genius is not easily admired from the first is that the man who has created it is extraordinary, that few other men resemble him. It is his work itself that, by fertilising the rare minds capable of understanding it, will make them increase and multiply.


Remembrance of Things Past: Swann's Way & Within a Budding Grove (ed. Vintage, 1982) - ISBN: 9780394711829

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The reason why a work of genius is not easily admired from the first is that the man who has created it is extraordinary, that few other men resemble ...

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The reason why a work of genius is not easily admired from the first is that the man who has created it is extraordinary, that few other men resemble ...

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The reason why a work of genius is not easily admired from the first is that the man who has created it is extraordinary, that few other men resemble ...

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The reason why a work of genius is not easily admired from the first is that the man who has created it is extraordinary, that few other men resemble ...