"Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent."
"No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens."Milan Kundera on Abraham Lincoln
"I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals."Milan Kundera on Winston Churchill
"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."Milan Kundera on Robert A. Heinlein
"Time spent with cats is never wasted."Milan Kundera on Sigmund Freud
"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself."Milan Kundera on Josh Billings
"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."