There is no man, however wise, who has not at some period in his youth said things, or lived in a way the consciousness of which is so unpleasant to him in later life that he would gladly, if he could, expunge it from his memory.

Marcel Proust (1871-1922) French author
“Seascape, with Frieze of Girls” [Elstir] Remembrance of Things Past, Vol. II Within a Budding Grove (1919)

trans. by Scott Moncrieff (1924)
Added on 29-Oct-07 | Last updated 29-Oct-07
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