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.
The man hunched over his motorcycle can focus only on the present... he is caught in a fragment of time cut off from both the past and the future... he has no fear, because the source of fear is in the future, and a person freed of the future has nothing to fear.More Milan Kundera quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Greek word for "return" is nostos. Algos means "suffering." So nostalgia is the suffering caused by an unappeased yearning to return.More Milan Kundera quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is nothing heavier than compassion. Not even one's own pain weighs so heavy as the pain one feels for someone, for someone, pain intensified by the imagination and prolonged by a hundred echos.More Milan Kundera quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For the body is temporal and thought is eternal and the shimmering essence of flame is an image of thought.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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