And therein lies the whole of man's plight. 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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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.