Milan Kundera quote about pain from The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1984) - 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.
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Quotes by Milan Kundera · Quotes from The Unbearable Lightness of Being · Quotes about pain · Quotes about imagination · Quotes about compassion

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.

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Milan Kundera quote about pain from The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1984) - 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 quote about pain from The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1984) - 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 quote about pain from The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1984) - 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 quote about pain from The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1984) - 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.