Our lives may be separate, but they run in the same direction, like parallel lines.
("The Unbearable Lightness of Being")
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Eroticism is like a dance: one always leads the other.
But was it love? The feeling of wanting to die beside her was clearly exaggerated: he had seen her only once before in his life! Was it simply the hysteria of a man, who, aware deep down of his inaptitude for love, felt the self-deluding need to simulate it?
Art is the human disposition of sensible or intelligible matter for an esthetic end.
The sound of laughter is like the vaulted dome of a temple of happiness.
Let us consider the critic, therefore, as a discoverer of discoveries.
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Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.