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Milan Kundera (1929 - )
Czechoslovakian novelist [more author details]
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Love is a desire for that lost half of ourselves.
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Milan Kundera
Young is the one that plunges in the future and never looks back.
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Milan Kundera
The basis of shame is not some personal mistake of ours, but the ignominy, the humiliation we feel that we must be what we are without any choice in the matter, and that this humiliation is seen by everyone.
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Milan Kundera, Immortality
Solitude: sweet absence of faces.
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Milan Kundera, Imortality
Anyone whose goal is 'something higher' must expect someday to suffer vertigo. What is vertigo? Fear of falling? No, Vertigo is something other than fear of falling. It is the voice of the emptiness below us which tempts and lures us, it is the desire to fall, against which, terrified, we defend ourselves.
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Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Tomas did not realize at the time that metaphors are dangerous. Metaphors are not to be trifled with. A single metaphor can give birth to love.
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Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being
When the heart speaks, the mind finds it indecent to object.
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Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being

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