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Biography - Milan Kundera:

Czech-born French writer.
Born: 1929
Period:
21st century
20th century
Place of birth: Czech Republic
Czech Republic

What we have not chosen we cannot consider either our merit or our failure.




Translation

Translation

(French)



French
Ce qui n'est pas l'effet d'un choix ne peut être tenu ni pour un mérite ni pour un échec.




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Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.





The kind of philosophy one chooses thus depends on the kind of person one is.





In one sense choice is possible, but what is not possible is not to choose. I can always choose, but I must know that if I do not choose, that is still a choice.





There is no sense in life a priori. Life is nothing until it is lived; but it is yours to make sense of, and the value of it is nothing else but the sense that you choose.





To choose, and therefore exclude.





To choose life, is to always choose the future.











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Milan Kundera also said...


The source of fear is in the future, and a person freed of the future has nothing to fear.





Great novels are always a little more intelligent than their authors.





We can never know what to want, because, living only one life, we can neither compare it with our previous lives nor perfect it in our lives to comes.





To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring - it was peace.





The sound of laughter is like the vaulted dome of a temple of happiness.





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












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