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|Birthday:||April 1, 1929|
|Educated At:||Charles University In Prague|
|Political Parties:||Communist Party Of Czechoslovakia|
|Nationality:||French, France, Czech Republic|
|Occupations:||Writer, University Teacher, Playwright, Translator, Novelist|
Birthday: April 1, 1929
Educated At: Charles University In Prague
Political Parties: Communist Party Of Czechoslovakia
Nationality: French, France, Czech Republic
Occupations: Writer, University Teacher, Playwright, Translator, Novelist
The second category is made up of people who have a vital need to be looked at by many known eyes. They are the tireless hosts of cocktail parties and dinners. They are happier than the people in the first category, who, when they lose their public, have the feeling that the lights have gone out in the room of their lives. This happens to nearly all of them sooner or later. People in the second category, on the other hand, can always come up with the eyes they need.
Then there is the third category, the category of people who need to be constantly before the eyes of the person they love. Their situation is as dangerous as the situation of people in the first category. One day the eyes of their beloved will close, and the room will go dark.
And finally there is the fourth category, the rarest, the category of people who live in the imaginary eyes of those who are not present. they are the dreamers.”
Looking out over the courtyard at the dirty walls, he realized he had no idea whether it was hysteria or love.
And he was distressed that in a situation where a real man would instantly have known how to act, he was vacillating and therefore depriving the most beautiful moments he had ever experienced (kneeling at her bed and thinking he would not survive her death) of their meaning.”