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Milan Kundera

Quote of Milan Kundera - Great novels are always a little...


Biography - Milan Kundera:

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

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




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Les grands romans sont toujours un peu plus intelligents que leurs auteurs.

German
Große Romane sind immer ein bisschen intelligenter als ihre Verfasser.




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Like great works, deep feelings always mean more than they are conscious of saying.




Quotes for: intelligence


Quotes

Quotes about intelligence:


Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our mind by means of our language.





Intelligence has value only in the service of love.





What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.





To be able to discern what is true as true and what is false as false — this is the mark and character of intelligence.





Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.





The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.











Quotes

Milan Kundera also said...


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





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.





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





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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