Proust and Acquiring Wisdom

Today I sort of subjected you to Marcel Proust, who, besides writing a really long book, had a lot to say about suffering, wisdom, art, and habit:

“In Proust’s view we don’t really learn anything until there is a problem, until we are in pain, until something fails to to as we had hoped.”

— How Proust Can Change Your Life (Vintage International) by Alain De Botton

Proust on What Art Does for the Soul and How to Stop Letting Habit Blunt Our Aliveness

 

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