Proust: ‘Strictly Forbidden’ | Remembrance of Things Pass #186

STRICTLY FORBIDDEN

“Pleasures are like photographs: in the presence of the person we love, we take only negatives, which we develop later, at home, when we have at our disposal once more our inner dark room, the door of which it is strictly forbidden to open while others are present.” ― Marcel Proust
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