I want you to be weak. As weak as I am.
("The Unbearable Lightness of Being")
More Quotes from Milan Kundera:Mysticism and exaggeration go together. A mystic must not fear ridicule if he is to push all the way to the limits of humility or the limits of delight.
If rejection and priviledge are one and the same, if there is no difference between the sublime and the paltry, if Son of God can undergo judgement of shit, then human existence loses its dimensions and becomes unbearable light.
Almost from childhood, she knew that a concentration camp was nothing exceptional or startling but something very basic, a given into which we are born and from which we can escape only with the greatest of efforts.
And what can life be worth if the first rehearsal for life is life itself?
Without the meditative background that is criticism, works become isolated gestures, historical accidents, soon forgotten.
He suddenly felt dismayed at how little he had seen of her the last two years; he had so few opportunities to press her hands in his to stop them from trembling.
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Where there is unity there is always victory.
Close your bodily eye, that you may see your picture first with the eye of the spirit. Then bring to light what you have seen in the darkness, that its effect may work back, from without to within.
Caspar David Friedrich