The Best Gabriel Marquez quotes

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Here are the most interesting World, Reality, Time, Life, Heart, Truth quotes from Gabriel Marquez, and much more.

Summary

About Gabriel Marquez

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Born:
6 March 1927

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Died:
17 April 2014

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Nationality:
Colombian

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Alma Mater:
Universidad Nacional De Colombia

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Genre:
Novels, Short Stories

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Literary Movement:
Latin American Boom, Magic Realism

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Notable Works:
One Hundred Years Of Solitude The Autumn Of The Patriarch Love In The Time Of Cholera Chronicle Of A Death Foretold

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Notable Awards:
Neustadt International Prize For Literature 1972 Nobel Prize In Literature 1982

GABRIEL MARQUEZ QUOTES ON LIFE

Nobody teaches life anything. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

One minute of reconciliation is worth more than a whole life of friendship! β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Everyone has three lives: a public life, a private life and a secret life. β€” Gabriel GarcΓ­a MΓ‘rquez

Cease, cows, life is short. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Life is but a continual succession of opportunities for surviving. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

All my life, I’ve been frightened at the moment I sit down to write. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

To oppression, plundering and abandonment, we respond with life. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

It is life, more than death, that has no limits. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Take advantage of it now, while you are young, and suffer all you can, because these things don’t last your whole life. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

It is a triumph of life that old people lose their memories of inessential things. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The rain would not have bothered Fernanda, after all, her whole life had been spent as if it were raining. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Tell him yes. Even if you are dying of fear, even if you are sorry later, because whatever you do, you will be sorry all the rest of your life if you say no. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The problem in public life is learning to overcome terror; the problem in married life is learning to overcome boredom. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

A falcon who chases a warlike crane can only hope for a life of pain. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Both looked back then on the wild revelry…and they lamented that it had cost them so much of their lives to find the paradise of shared solitude. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

All human beings have three lives: public, private, and secret. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

You have to have spent the night at sea, sitting in a life raft and looking at your watch, to know that the night is immeasurably longer than the day. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Death really did not matter to him but life did, and therefore the sensation he felt when they gave their decision was not a feeling of fear but of nostalgia. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Life had already given him sufficient reasons for knowing that no defeat was the final one. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

He thought about his people without sentimentalily, with a strick closing of his accounts with life, beginning to understand how much he really loved the people he hated the most. β€” Gabriel GarcΓ­a MΓ‘rquez

I do not believe there is a method better than Montessori for making children sensitive to the beauties of the world and awakening their curiosity regarding the secrets of life. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Things have a life of their own,’ the gypsy proclaimed with a harsh accent. ‘It’s simply a matter of waking up their souls. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

I discovered the miracle that all things that sound are music, including the dishes and silverware in the dishwasher, as long as they fulfill the illusion of showing us where life is heading. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

GABRIEL MARQUEZ QUOTES ON TRUTH

Jealousy knows more than truth does. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The truth is I’m getting old, I said. We already are old, she said with a sigh. What happens is that you don’t feel it on the inside, but from the outside everybody can see it. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

She searched the truth with an anguish almost as great as her terrible fear of finding it . β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The truth is that I know very few novelists who have been satisfied with the adaptation of their books for the screen. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Why were you so old when we met? I answered with the truth: Age isn’t how old you are but how old you feel. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The truth is that the first changes are so slow they pass almost unnoticed, and you go on seeing yourself as you always were, from the inside, but others observe you from the outside. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

GABRIEL MARQUEZ QUOTES ABOUT THE WORLD

The only Virgos left in the world are people like you who were born in August. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

It is not that the girl is unfit for everything, it is that she is not of this world. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

She knew that he loved her above all else, more than anything in the world, but only for his own sake. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

I would not have traded the delights of my suffering for anything in the world. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

This was his world, he said to himself, the sad, oppressive world that God had provided for him, and he was responsible to it. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Opened the door a crack wide enough for the entire world to pass through . β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

From the moment I wrote ‘Leaf Storm’ I realized I wanted to be a writer and that nobody could stop me and that the only thing left for me to do was to try to be the best writer in the world. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

He thought that the world would make more rapid progress without the burden of old people. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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The world was reduced to the surface of her skin and her inner self was safe from all bitterness. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

In the beginning, when the world was new and nothing had a name, my father took me to see the ice. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Give me a prejudice and I will move the world. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

GABRIEL MARQUEZ QUOTES ABOUT TIME

One had to live a long time to know a man’s true nature. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

If God hadn’t rested on Sunday, He would have had time to finish the world. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

It was the time when they loved each other best, without hurry or excess, when both were most conscious of and grateful for their incredible victories over adversity. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

One can be in love with several people at the same time, feel the sorrow with each, and not betray any of them. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

We had made love without love, half–dressed most of the time and always in the dark so We could imagine ourselves as better than We Were. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Each man is master of his own death, and all that we can do when the time comes is to help him die without fear of pain. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

And the two of them loved each other for a long time in silence without making love again. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Fame invades your private life. It takes away from the time that you spend with friends, and the time that you can work. It tends to isolate you from the real world. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Time was not passing…it was turning in a circle. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

I’ll never fall in love again… it’s like having two souls at the same time. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

At some point, you no longer feel pain. Sensation disappears and reason is dulled, until you lose all grasp of time and place. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Once again she shuddered with the evidence that time was not passing, as she had just admitted, but that it was turning in a circle. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

He spent six hours examining things, trying to find a difference from their appearance on the previous day in the hope of discovering in them some change that would reveal the passage of time. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

No matter what you do this year or in the next hundred, you will be dead forever. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

GABRIEL MARQUEZ QUOTES ON REALITY

Surrealism comes from the reality of Latin America. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Caribbean reality resembles the wildest imagination. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

And realized that death was not only a permanent probability, as he had always believed, but an immediate reality. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The interpretation of our reality through patterns not our own, serves only to make us ever more unknown, ever less free, ever more solitary. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

When one reaches absolute power, one loses total contact with reality. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Thus they went on living in a reality that was slipping away, momentarily captured by words, but which would escape irremediably when they forgot the values of the written letters. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Ultimately, literature is nothing but carpentry. With both you are working with reality, a material just as hard as wood. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

GABRIEL MARQUEZ QUOTES RELATED TO THE HEART

She likes to try everything, out of curiosity, but she’ll be sorry if she isn’t guided by her heart. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Then he made one last effort to search in his heart for the place where his affection had rotted away, and he could not find it. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The spirit of her invincible heart guided her through the shadows. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

He was healthier than the rest of us, but when you listened with the stethoscope you could hear the tears bubbling inside his heart. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Perhaps this is what the stories meant when they called somebody heartsick. Your heart and your stomach and your whole insides felt empty and hollow and aching. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

A true friend is the one who holds your hand and touches your heart. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Her heart of compressed ash, which had resisted the most telling blows of daily reality without strain, fell apart with the first waves of nostalgia. β€” Gabriel Garcia Marquez