For there is nothing heavier than compassion. Not even one’s own pain weighs so heavy as the pain one feels with someone, for someone, a pain intensified by the imagination and prolonged by a hundred echoes.

Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Posted on January 2nd, 2013 with 458 notes
Filed under litquotemilan kundera


  1. mid-winter-blues reblogged this from notalostgeneration
  2. notalostgeneration reblogged this from arpeggia
  3. distinctlydistinguished reblogged this from arpeggia
  4. michelle11119111 reblogged this from arpeggia
  5. whichbrain reblogged this from arpeggia
  6. rachelannathomson reblogged this from arpeggia
  7. myhiddentemptation reblogged this from arpeggia
  8. jennknee reblogged this from arpeggia
  9. bobobandura reblogged this from arpeggia
  10. quotestore reblogged this from redofthehood
  11. redofthehood reblogged this from mashock
  12. b-human reblogged this from lifeinpoetry
  13. passionwillgetyouthere reblogged this from arpeggia
  14. nigynog reblogged this from arpeggia
  15. minirainbowapple reblogged this from arpeggia
  16. sil3ntwhisp3r reblogged this from arpeggia
  17. guardianofloveandbadassery reblogged this from lifeinpoetry
  18. katreblogs reblogged this from ordered--chaos
  19. ifyoucanthangthen reblogged this from mindfulllll
  20. mindfulllll reblogged this from transcendante
  21. and-one-fine-morning reblogged this from thenightsarewarm
  22. reraguilar reblogged this from arpeggia
  23. ordered--chaos reblogged this from monsandroses
  24. nevercensoryourself reblogged this from arpeggia
  25. sexynakedblackguy reblogged this from callip-ygian
  26. callip-ygian reblogged this from arpeggia
  27. tabulaaarosaaa reblogged this from arpeggia
  28. ik0htic reblogged this from illtaketheblowforyou
  29. elledriverr reblogged this from arpeggia
  30. companyxwhiner reblogged this from arpeggia
  31. illtaketheblowforyou reblogged this from arpeggia
  32. thelightning reblogged this from arpeggia
  33. fadingtoblack reblogged this from kaadri
  34. frameworkheart reblogged this from kaadri