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Marcel Proust

The only true voyage, the only bath in the Fountain of Youth, would be not to visit strange lands but to possess other eyes, to see the universe through the eyes of another, of a hundred others, to see the hundred universes that each of them sees, that each of them is; and this we do [with great artists]; with artists like these we do really fly from star to star.  ― Marcel Proust, The Captive & The Fugitive: In Search of Lost Time, Vol. V. (Modern Library,  February 16, 1999) Originally published 1925.

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