"Business has only two functions - marketing and innovation."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Milan Kundera on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Milan Kundera on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Milan Kundera on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Milan Kundera on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Milan Kundera on Abraham Lincoln
"He took over anger to intimidate subordinates, and in time anger took over him."
"Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals. And in this respect mankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it."
"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."
"How goodness heightens beauty!"
"Without realizing it, the individual composes his life according to the laws of beauty even in times of greatest distress."