Alain de Botton Quotes

If we are not regularly deeply embarrassed by who we are, the journey to self-knowledge hasn’t begun.




Alain de Botton, “The Course of Love” Simon & Schuster, June 2016

Alain de Botton
Alain de Botton
  • Born: December 20, 1969
  • Nationality: English
  • Profession: Writer

Alain de Botton, FRSL is a Swiss-born British philosopher and author. His books discuss various contemporary subjects and themes, emphasizing philosophy's relevance to everyday life. He published Essays in Love (1993), which went on to sell two million copies. Other bestsellers include How Proust Can Change Your Life (1997), Status Anxiety (2004) and The Architecture of Happiness (2006).

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