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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

Quote

Great novels are always a little more intelligent than their authors.
Milan Kundera - L'Art du roman




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Les grands romans sont toujours un peu plus intelligents que leurs auteurs.”
Milan Kundera - L'Art du roman

German
Große Romane sind immer ein bisschen intelligenter als ihre Verfasser.”
Milan Kundera - L'Art du roman




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Like great works, deep feelings always mean more than they are conscious of saying.”
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Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Philosophical Investigations
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Intelligence has value only in the service of love.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.”
Sigmund Freud
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Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.”
Immanuel Kant - Answering the Question: What is Enlightenment?
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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.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.”
Bertrand Russell
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The source of fear is in the future, and a person freed of the future has nothing to fear.”
Milan Kundera - Slowness
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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.”
Milan Kundera - The Unbearable Lightness of Being
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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.”
Milan Kundera
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The sound of laughter is like the vaulted dome of a temple of happiness.”
Milan Kundera
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The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting.”
Milan Kundera
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People are going deaf because music is played louder and louder, but because they're going deaf, it has to be played louder still.”
Milan Kundera
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