Buzz on the WebIn Loving Memory of Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Quotes

Gabriel Garcia Marquez With the death of the Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez in April 2014, this world has become a bit less magical. The author of “One Hundred Years of Solitude” and “Love in the Time of Cholera” was recognized the most outstanding figure in Spanish literature of the previous four centuries. His books taught us to love and to forgive.

However, Gabriel Garcia Marquez’ quotes will be always with us. Here’ re a few of them – inspiring, opening eyes and souls, healing the broken hearts and making us keep going:

  1. “No matter what, nobody can take away the dances you’ve already had.” – “Memories of My Melancholy Whores”
  2. “No medicine cures what happiness cannot.” – “Of Love and Other Demons”
  3. Life is not what one lived, but what one remembers and how one remembers it in order to recount it. – “Living to Tell the Tale”
  4. “There is always something left to love.” – “Love in the Time of Cholera”
  5. Human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but that life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves. – “Love in the Time of Cholera”
  6. Crazy people are not crazy if one accepts their reasoning. – “Of Love and Other Demons”
  7. “A man should have two wives: one to love and one to sew on his buttons.
    Márquez, Gabriel García. Love in the Time of Cholera.
  8. “It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.” – Gabriel García Márquez
  9. “I love you not for whom you are, but who I am when I’m by your side.”
  10. “No person deserves your tears, and who deserves them won’t make you cry.”
  11. “Just because someone doesn’t love you as you wish, it doesn’t mean you’re not loved with all his/her being.”
  12. “A true friend is the one, who holds your hand and touches your heart.”
  13. “Never stop smiling not even when you’re sad, someone might fall in love with your smile.”
  14. “You may only be a person in this world, but for someone you’re the world.”
  15. “Don’t spend time with someone, who doesn’t care spending it with you.”
  16. “Don’t spend time with someone, who doesn’t care spending it with you.”
  17. “Dont cry because it came to an end, smile because it happened.”
  18. “There will always be people who’ll hurt you, so you need to continue trusting, just be careful.”
  19. “Don’t struggle so much, best things happen when not expected”.
  20. “Just because somebody doesn’t love you the way you want them to doesn’t mean they don’t love you with everything they got”
  21. “I became aware that the invincible power that has moved the world is unrequited, not happy, love”
  22. “No, not rich. I am a poor man with money, which is not the same thing.” – “Love in the Time of Cholera”.
  23. “He who awaits much can expect little” – “No One Writes to the Colonel.”
  24. “Fiction was invented the day Jonah arrived home and told his wife that he was three days late because he had been swallowed by a whale”
  25. “I became aware that the invincible power that has moved the world is unrequited, not happy, love”
  26. “I don’t believe in God, but I’m afraid of Him.”
  27. “The heart’s memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good.”
  28. “Wisdom comes to us when it can no longer do any good.”
  29. “It’s enough for me to be sure that you and I exist at this moment.”
  30. “Wisdom arrives when it’s no longer useful.”

Gabriel Garcia Marquez’ quotes will continue inspiring future generations, teaching them to love and live in peace with themselves.

P.S. Which quote is your personal favorite?

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