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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Kundera, Milan. Nesnesitelná lehkost bytí [The Unbearable Lightness of Being]. Gallimard, 1984.
Kundera, Milan. The Unbearable Lightness of Being. Translated by Michael Henry Heim. Harper Perennial, 2009.