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Milan Kundera Quote: “Business only has two functions – innovation and marketing.”

Business only has two functions – innovation and marketing.

— Milan Kundera



Milan Kundera Quote: “Two people in love, alone, isolated from the world, that’s beautiful.”

Two people in love, alone, isolated from the world, that’s beautiful.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “Humanity’s true moral test, its fundamental test consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals.”

Humanity’s true moral test, its fundamental test consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “At the end of true love is death, and only the love that ends in death is love.”

At the end of true love is death, and only the love that ends in death is love.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “There is no perfection only life.”

There is no perfection only life.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “Speak truth to power.”

Speak truth to power.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “The Greek word for “return” is nostos. Algos means “suffering.” So nostalgia is the suffering caused by an unappeased yearning to return.”

The Greek word for “return” is nostos. Algos means “suffering.” So nostalgia is the suffering caused by an unappeased yearning to return.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “Her drama was a drama not of heaviness but of lightness. What fell to her lot was not the burden but the unbearable lightness of being.”

Her drama was a drama not of heaviness but of lightness. What fell to her lot was not the burden but the unbearable lightness of being.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “The first step in liquidating a people is to erase its memory. Destroy its books, its culture, its history.”

The first step in liquidating a people is to erase its memory. Destroy its books, its culture, its history.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “There is a certain part of all of us that lives outside of time. Perhaps we become aware of our age only at exceptional moments and most of the time we are ageless.”

There is a certain part of all of us that lives outside of time. Perhaps we become aware of our age only at exceptional moments and most of the time we are ageless.

— Milan Kundera



Milan Kundera Quote: “When the heart speaks, the mind finds it indecent to object.”

When the heart speaks, the mind finds it indecent to object.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “In the sunset of dissolution, everything is illuminated by the aura of nostalgia, even the guillotine.”

In the sunset of dissolution, everything is illuminated by the aura of nostalgia, even the guillotine.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “I am not in favor of imposing happiness on people. Everyone has a right to his bad wine, to his stupidity, and to his dirty fingernails.”

I am not in favor of imposing happiness on people. Everyone has a right to his bad wine, to his stupidity, and to his dirty fingernails.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “The greater the ambiguity, the greater the pleasure.”

The greater the ambiguity, the greater the pleasure.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “Today I know this: when it comes time to take stock, the most painful wound is that of broken friendships; and there is nothing more foolish than to sacrifice a friendship to politics.”

Today I know this: when it comes time to take stock, the most painful wound is that of broken friendships; and there is nothing more foolish than to sacrifice a friendship to politics.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “I find myself fascinating.”

I find myself fascinating.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “A person who longs to leave the place where he lives is an unhappy person.”

A person who longs to leave the place where he lives is an unhappy person.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “Love is a continual interrogation. I don’t know of a better definition of love.”

Love is a continual interrogation. I don’t know of a better definition of love.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “And what can life be worth if the first rehearsal for life is life itself?”

And what can life be worth if the first rehearsal for life is life itself?

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “Chance and chance alone has a message for us. Everything that occurs out of necessity, everything expected, repeated day in and day out, is mute. Only chance can speak to us.”

Chance and chance alone has a message for us. Everything that occurs out of necessity, everything expected, repeated day in and day out, is mute. Only chance can speak to us.

— Milan Kundera



Milan Kundera Quote: “Only animals were not expelled from Paradise.”

Only animals were not expelled from Paradise.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “Yes, it’s crazy. Love is either crazy or it’s nothing at all.”

Yes, it’s crazy. Love is either crazy or it’s nothing at all.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “Modern stupidity means not ignorance but the nonthought of received ideas.”

Modern stupidity means not ignorance but the nonthought of received ideas.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “Our dreams prove that to imagine – to dream about things that have not happened – is among mankind’s deepest needs.”

Our dreams prove that to imagine – to dream about things that have not happened – is among mankind’s deepest needs.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting.”

The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “Metaphors are dangerous. Love begins with a metaphor.”

Metaphors are dangerous. Love begins with a metaphor.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “Children are the future, because mankind is moving more and more towards infancy.”

Children are the future, because mankind is moving more and more towards infancy.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “There is a secret bond between slowness and memory, between speed and forgetting.”

There is a secret bond between slowness and memory, between speed and forgetting.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “On the surface, an intelligible lie; underneath, the unintelligible truth.”

On the surface, an intelligible lie; underneath, the unintelligible truth.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “The stupidity of people comes from having an answer for everything. The wisdom of the novel comes from having a question for everything.”

The stupidity of people comes from having an answer for everything. The wisdom of the novel comes from having a question for everything.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “The longing for Paradise is man’s longing not to be man.”

The longing for Paradise is man’s longing not to be man.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “Tereza knew what happens during the moment love is born: the woman cannot resist the voice calling forth her terrified soul; the man cannot resist the woman whose soul thus responds to his voice.”

Tereza knew what happens during the moment love is born: the woman cannot resist the voice calling forth her terrified soul; the man cannot resist the woman whose soul thus responds to his voice.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “Metaphors are dangerous. Love begins with a metaphor. Which is to say, love begins at the point when a woman enters her first word into our poetic memory.”

Metaphors are dangerous. Love begins with a metaphor. Which is to say, love begins at the point when a woman enters her first word into our poetic memory.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “Dreaming is not merely an act of communication; it is also an aesthetic activity, a game of the imagination, a game that is a value in itself.”

Dreaming is not merely an act of communication; it is also an aesthetic activity, a game of the imagination, a game that is a value in itself.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “No love can survive muteness.”

No love can survive muteness.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “In Tereza’s eyes, books were the emblems of a secret brotherhood.”

In Tereza’s eyes, books were the emblems of a secret brotherhood.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “The degree of slowness is directionally proportional to the intensity of memory. The degree of speed is directionally proportional to the intensity of forgetting.”

The degree of slowness is directionally proportional to the intensity of memory. The degree of speed is directionally proportional to the intensity of forgetting.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “Yes, if you’re looking for infinity, just close your eyes!”

Yes, if you’re looking for infinity, just close your eyes!

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “Two people in love, alone, isolated from the world, that’s very beautiful. But what would they nourish their intimate talk with? However contemptible the world may be, they still need it to be able to talk together.”

Two people in love, alone, isolated from the world, that’s very beautiful. But what would they nourish their intimate talk with? However contemptible the world may be, they still need it to be able to talk together.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “Happiness is the longing for repetition.”

Happiness is the longing for repetition.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “I feel a frantic desire to free myself. To start all over again and in another way.”

I feel a frantic desire to free myself. To start all over again and in another way.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “A constant interrogation.”

A constant interrogation.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “He suddenly recalled from Plato’s Symposium: People were hermaphrodites until God split then in two, and now all the halves wander the world over seeking one another. Love is the longing for the half of ourselves we have lost.”

He suddenly recalled from Plato’s Symposium: People were hermaphrodites until God split then in two, and now all the halves wander the world over seeking one another. Love is the longing for the half of ourselves we have lost.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “In the mind of a woman for whom no place is home the thought of an end to all flight is unbearable.”

In the mind of a woman for whom no place is home the thought of an end to all flight is unbearable.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “Attaching love to sex is one of the most bizarre ideas the Creator ever had.”

Attaching love to sex is one of the most bizarre ideas the Creator ever had.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “Unlike the puerile loyalty to a conviction, loyalty to a friend is a virtue – perhaps the only virtue, the last remaining one.”

Unlike the puerile loyalty to a conviction, loyalty to a friend is a virtue – perhaps the only virtue, the last remaining one.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “The longing for order is at the same time a longing for death, because life is an incessant disruption of order.”

The longing for order is at the same time a longing for death, because life is an incessant disruption of order.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “We pass through the present with our eyes blindfolded. We are permitted merely to sense and guess at what we are actually experiencing. Only later when the cloth is untied can we glance at the past and find out what we have experienced and what meaning it has.”

We pass through the present with our eyes blindfolded. We are permitted merely to sense and guess at what we are actually experiencing. Only later when the cloth is untied can we glance at the past and find out what we have experienced and what meaning it has.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “Before we are forgotten, we will be turned into kitsch. Kitsch is the stopover between being and oblivion.”

Before we are forgotten, we will be turned into kitsch. Kitsch is the stopover between being and oblivion.

— Milan Kundera


Milan Kundera Quote: “The source of anxiety lies in the future. If you can keep the future out of mind, you can forget your worries.”

The source of anxiety lies in the future. If you can keep the future out of mind, you can forget your worries.

— Milan Kundera

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