quote by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

A true friend is the one who holds your hand and touches your heart.

— Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Joyful One Hundred Years Of Solitude quotations

One hundred years of solitude quote One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you'v
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.

All human beings have three lives: public, private, and secret.

No matter what, nobody can take away the dances you've already had.

One hundred years of solitude quote You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, wil
You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, will never forget about you.
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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.

It's enough for me to be sure that you and I exist at this moment.


The only regret I will have in dying is if it is not for love.

One hundred years of solitude quote One of the most important decisions you'll ever face in life is choosing whether
One of the most important decisions you'll ever face in life is choosing whether to walk away or try harder.

Wherever they might be they always remember that the past was a lie, that memory has no return, that every spring gone by could never be recovered, and that the wildest and most tenacious love was an ephemeral truth in the end.

He allowed himself to be swayed by his conviction that 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.

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.

One hundred years of solitude quote One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.

One minute of reconciliation is worth more than a whole life of friendship!


But when a woman decides to sleep with a man, there is no wall she will not scale, no fortress she will not destroy, no moral consideration she will not ignore at its very root: there is no God worth worrying about.

Amputees suffer pains, cramps, itches in the leg that is no longer there.

That is how she felt without him, feeling his presence where he no longer was.

One hundred years of solitude quote Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behi
Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behind closed doors and fight battles that nobody knows about.

"Things have a life of their own," the gypsy proclaimed with a harsh accent.

"It's simply a matter of waking up their souls."

A lie is more comfortable than doubt, more useful than love, more lasting than truth.

There is always something left to love.

One hundred years of solitude quote The woman who follows the crowd will usually go on further than the crowd. The w
The woman who follows the crowd will usually go on further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.

Sex is the consolation you have when you can't have love.

races condemned to 100 years of solitude did not have a second opportunity on earth.

In the end all books are written for your friends.

The problem after writing One Hundred Years of Solitude was that now I no longer know whom of the millions of readers I am writing for; this upsets and inhibits me. It's like a million eyes are looking at you and you don't really know what they think.

One hundred years of solitude quote You have to be odd to be number one.
You have to be odd to be number one.

He was still too young to know that the heart's memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good, and that thanks to this artifice we manage to endure the burden of the past.

Humanity, like armies in the field, advances at the speed of the slowest.


The secret of a good old age is simply an honorable pact with solitude.

One hundred years of solitude quote Be patient with yourself, nothing in nature blooms all year.
Be patient with yourself, nothing in nature blooms all year.

Be calm. God awaits you at the door.

Crazy people are not crazy if one accepts their reasoning.

They were so close to each other that they preferred death to separation.

One hundred years of solitude quote One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.

In the end all books are written for your friends.


The only difference today between Liberals and Conservatives is that the Liberals go to mass at five o'clock and the Conservatives at eight.

'One Hundred Years of Solitude' convinced me to drop out of Harvard graduate school. The novel reminded me of everything my Ph.D. program was trying to make me forget. Thank you, Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

One hundred years of solitude quote Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.

He soon acquired the forlorn look that one sees in vegetarians.

Most critics don't realize that a novel like One Hundred Years of Solitude is a bit of a joke, full of signals to close friends; and so, with some pre-ordained right to pontificate they take on the responsibility of decoding the book and risk making terrible fools of themselves.

A person does not belong to a place until there is someone dead under the ground.

One hundred years of solitude quote The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts whi
The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts while the stupid ones are full of confidence.

Intrigued by that enigma, he dug so deeply into her sentiments that in search of interest he found love, because by trying to make her love him he ended up falling in love with her.

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.

wisdom comes to us when it can no longer do any good.

He really had been through death, but he had returned because he could not bear the solitude.

In all the houses keys to memorizing objects and feelings had been written.

But the system demanded so much vigilance and moral strength that many succumbed to the spell of an imaginary reality, one invented by themselves, which was less practical for them but more comforting.

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