Milan Kundera

Milan Kundera

is a writer of Czech origin who has lived in exile in France since 1975, where he became a naturalized citizen in 1981.
Love is a battle," said Marie-Claude, still smiling. "And I plan to go on fighting. To the end." Love is a battle?" said Franz. "Well, I don't feel at all like fighting." And he left.More Milan Kundera quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The novel is not the author's confession; it is an investigation of human life in the trap the world has becomeMore Milan Kundera quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Totalitarianism is neither left nor right, and within its empire both will perish. I was never a believer, but after seeing Czech Catholics persecuted during the Stalinist terror, I felt the deepest solidarity with them. What separated us, the belief in God, was secondary to what united us. In Prague, they hanged the Socialists and the priests. Thus a fraternity of the hanged was born.More Milan Kundera quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
How goodness heightens beauty!More Milan Kundera quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We go through the present blindfolded... Only later, when the blindfold is removed and we examine the past, do we realize what we've been through and understand what it means.More Milan Kundera quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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