Posted by: Rajesh Shukla | July 15, 2010

Time Regained


Studio of the painter Courbet by Poel Peter

‘… the poet [i.e. Victor Hugo] was right when he spoke of the “mysterious threads” which are broken by life. But the truth, even more, is that life is perpetually weaving fresh threads which link one individual and one event to another, and that these threads are crossed and recrossed, doubled and redoubled to thicken the web, so that between any slightest point or our past and all the others a rich network of memories gives an almost infinite variety of communicating paths to choose from.’

—from Time Regained by Marcel Proust

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