Proust: ‘Habit’

“Remembrance of Things Past”
Apr 30th Part #96

HABIT

“Once we have reached a certain degree of enfeeblement, whether caused by age or by ill health, all pleasure taken at the expense of sleep, every disturbance of routine, becomes a nuisance.” ― Marcel Proust, In Search of Lost Time

“Most of our faculties lie dormant because they can rely upon Habit, which knows what there is to be done and has no need of their services.” ― Marcel Proust, Remembrance of Things Past: Volume I – Swann’s Way & Within a Budding Grove

“People don’t know when they are happy. They’re never so unhappy as they think they are.” ― Marcel Proust, Swann’s Way
ghost of proust at grave

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