The senator had only one argument in his favour: his feeling. When the heart speaks, the mind finds it indecent to object. In the realm of kitsch, the dictatorship of the heart reigns supreme.
("The Unbearable Lightness of Being")
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No matter how much we scorn it, kitsch is an integral part of the human condition.
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