Deception

"A woman one loves rarely suffices for all our needs, so we deceive her with another whom we do not love."
Marcel Proust

I am not exactly sure what Proust means here, but these words give a strange sensation of speaking the truth.

Comments

it totally varies in relationships. May be Proust had had some experiences like that.

Why do we think what these philosophers say to be the mark on the stone?
Awais said…
Why do we think what these philosophers say to be the mark on the stone?

Very few things are 'a mark on the stone' in philosophy. As Russell described it, philosophy is an art of suspended judgement. But this should not refrain us from making tentative hypotheses about reality.

Proust was not a philosopher. He was a novelist and an essayist.