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.
A wave of anger washed over me, anger against myself, at my age at the time, that stupid lyrically age, when a man is too great a riddle to himself to be interested in the riddles outside himself and when other people are mere walking mirrors in which he is amazed to find his own emotions, his own worth.More Milan Kundera quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In the mind of a woman for whom no place is home the thought of an end to all flight is unbearable.More Milan Kundera quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Love is a desire for that lost half of ourselves.More Milan Kundera quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We all need someone to look at us. We can be divided into four categories according to the kind of look we wish to live under . . . The fourth category, the rarest, is the category of people who live in the imaginary eyes of those who are not present. They are the dreamers.More Milan Kundera quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
She had come to him to escape her mother's world, a world where all bodies were equal. She had come to him to make her body unique, irreplaceble. But he, too had drawn an equal sign between her and the rest of them: he kissed them all alike, stroked them all alike, made no, absolutely no distiction between Tereza's body and the other bodies. He sent her back to the world she tried to escape, sent to march naked with the other naked womenMore Milan Kundera quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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