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Milan Kundera

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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

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The novelist teaches the reader to comprehend the world as a question. There is wisdom and tolerance in that attitude. In a world built on sacrosanct certainties the novel is dead.
Milan Kundera




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A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.”
Francis Bacon

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And wisdom in life is perhaps to ask for anything, why?”
Honore de Balzac




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The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.”
Michel de Montaigne
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
Epicurus
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Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.”
Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis - Satires
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
Isaac Asimov
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Silence is often the truest wisdom.”
Pindar
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Human wisdom consists in a knowledge of the order in which it is profitable to know things;”
Leo Tolstoy
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In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher.”
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
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What is tolerance? It is the endowment of humanity. We are all steeped in weakness and error; let us forgive each other our stupidities, that is the first law of nature.”
Voltaire - Philosophical Dictionary
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Tolerance should really only be a passing attitude: it should lead to appreciation. To tolerate is to offend.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Maxims and Reflections
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Give to every human being every right that you claim for yourself.”
Robert Green Ingersoll
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The golden rule of conduct is mutual toleration, seeing that we will never all think alike and we shall always see Truth in fragment and from different points of vision.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Tolerance is not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.”
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
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To be, or not to be, that is the question.”
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.”
Confucius
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There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men.”
John Locke - Some Thoughts Concerning Education
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Charm is a way of getting the answer 'Yes' without asking a clear question.”
Albert Camus - The Fall
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If you want a wise answer, ask a reasonable question.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Why are there beings at all, and why not rather nothing? That is the question.”
Martin Heidegger
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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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Great novels are always a little more intelligent than their authors.”
Milan Kundera - L'Art du roman
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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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