One-Liner Wednesday: ‘Mark it, nuncle’

“I never speak to you except of what I already know and I always know a great deal more than I say” – Marcel Proust: ‘Swann’s Way’ (Du côte de chez Swann) – – – – – – – – I thought this line sounded vaguely familiar. And, indeed, Shakespeare got there first with this…

One-Liner Wednesday: Pseuds Corner

“There was no need actually to have those tastes, provided one talked enough about them” – Marcel Proust: ‘Swann’s Way’ (Du côte de chez Swann) – – – – – – – – For the uninitiated, ‘Pseuds Corner’ is a long running feature of the UK satirical magazine ‘Private Eye’, which presents examples of egregiously…

One-Liner Wednesday: I doubt it, somehow

“A wicked man, when everyone is loud in the praise of his good deeds, is gnawed by the secret remorse of conscience”  – Marcel Proust: ‘Swann’s Way’ (Du côte de chez Swann)  – – – – – – – – – One-Liner Wednesday 4 March 2020    

One-Liner Wednesday: Life goes on

“And in myself too, many things have perished which I imagined would last forever, and new structures have arisen, giving birth to new sorrows and new joys”  – Marcel Proust: ‘Swann’s Way’ (Du côte de chez Swann)  – – – – – – – – –Or, to put it another way…. One-Liner Wednesday 22 January…