quote by Milan Kundera

People are always shouting they want to create a better future. It's not true. The future is an apathetic void of no interest to anyone. The past is full of life, eager to irritate us, provoke and insult us, tempt us to destroy or repaint it. The only reason people want to be masters of the future is to change the past.

— Milan Kundera

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There are many people who claim to be good cooks;

just as there are many people who, after having repainted the garden gate take themselves to be painters.

Old carts can be repainted but they still keep moving in the same old ruts

Actually, you want to go into an area where you're frightened.

Otherwise, you're just going to be repainting beautiful paintings, but a little duller each time.

You know how fussy and particular I am in painting.

I am ever removing the paint and repainting the spot until I am completely exhausted.

He is like a good prewar house-solidly built.

They don't build them that way anymore. He's also been repainted several times.

I flew over all my masks from Sweden, including my first that I bought when I was 15. That was a little while ago so the masks looked a little different. I painted it myself, but actually the way it looks now is not the look it had when I played. I repainted it after I was done using it.

A lot of the images I use are already out there in the public or in the news.

I just steal them or photograph them or repaint them, so they've already been talked about, already been consumed.

I like to repaint rooms, to redecorate. My dream would be to have pieds-à-terre in various places.

It so often happens that somebody says 'change your life' and you repaint your car rather than re-wire the engine.

My sin as a painter is that I just want to paint anything I want to paint - and repaint.

Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book has been rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered. And that process is continuing day be day and minute by minute. History has stopped. Nothing exists except the endless present in which the party is always right.

It is terrible to have to ask for anything ever.

We wish we were something that needed nothing, like paint. But even paint needs repainting.

History has rewritten itself so many times I'm not really sure how it was to begin with -- it's a bit like trying to guess the original color of a wall when it's been repainted eight times.

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