Milan Kundera quote about time from The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1984) - Human time does not turn in a circle; it runs ahead in a straight line. That is why man cannot be happy: happiness is the longing for repetition.
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Quotes by Milan Kundera · Quotes from The Unbearable Lightness of Being · Quotes about time · Quotes about happiness · Quotes about repetition

Human time does not turn in a circle; it runs ahead in a straight line. That is why man cannot be happy: happiness is the longing for repetition.

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Milan Kundera quote about time from The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1984) - Human time does not turn in a circle; it runs ahead in a straight line. That is why man cannot be happy: happiness is the longing for repetition.
Milan Kundera quote about time from The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1984) - Human time does not turn in a circle; it runs ahead in a straight line. That is why man cannot be happy: happiness is the longing for repetition.
Milan Kundera quote about time from The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1984) - Human time does not turn in a circle; it runs ahead in a straight line. That is why man cannot be happy: happiness is the longing for repetition.
Milan Kundera quote about time from The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1984) - Human time does not turn in a circle; it runs ahead in a straight line. That is why man cannot be happy: happiness is the longing for repetition.