She would have liked to tell them that behind Communism, Fascism, behind all occupations and invasions lurks a more basic, pervasive evil and that the image of that evil was a parade of people marching by with raised fists and shouting identical syllables in unison.

Milan Kundera (b. 1929) Czech-French novelist, playwright, poet
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
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