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Quotation by Marcel Proust
Neurosis has an absolute genius for malingering. There is no illness which it cannot counterfeit perfectly. If it is capable of deceiving the doctor, how should it fail to deceive the patient?
Marcel Proust (1871–1922), French novelist. "The Guermantes Way," pt. 1, Remembrance of Things Past, vol. 5 (1921), trans. by Scott Moncrieff (1925).
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