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On the reader of his own self by Marcel Proust

  



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In reality, every reader is, while he is reading, the reader of his own self. The writer’s work is merely a kind of optical instrument which he offers to the reader to enable him to discern what, without this book, he would perhaps never have experienced in himself. And the recognition by the reader in his own self of what the book says is the proof of its veracity.


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Quotations from Marcel Proust:

 We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.

Marcel Proust 



 In reality, every reader is, while he is reading, the reader of his own self. The writer’s work is merely a kind of optical instrument which he offers to the reader to enable him to discern what, without this book, he would perhaps never have experienced in himself. And the recognition by the reader in his own self of what the book says is the proof of its veracity.

Marcel Proust 



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