Gabriel García Márquez Quotes

Who is Gabriel García Márquez?

Gabriel García Márquez was a Colombian novelist known for 'Love in the Time of Cholera' and 'One Hundred Years of Solitude'.

Born March 06, 1927
Died April 17, 2014

Books by Gabriel García Márquez


Best 27 Quotes by Gabriel García Márquez

“A famous writer who wants to continue writing has to be constantly defending himself against fame.”

Gabriel García Márquez

“A person doesn't die when he should but when he can.”

Gabriel García Márquez

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

Gabriel García Márquez

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

Gabriel García Márquez

“Always tell what you feel. Do what you think.”

Gabriel García Márquez

“Injections are the best thing ever invented for feeding doctors.”

Gabriel García Márquez

“Inspiration gives no warnings.”

Gabriel García Márquez

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“It is easier to start a war than to end it.”

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“Wisdom comes to us when it is no longer of any use.”

Gabriel García Márquez

“It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.”

Gabriel García Márquez

Chronicle of a Death Foretold Quotes

“A falcon who chases a warlike crane can only hope for a life of pain.”

Gabriel García Márquez
Chronicle of a Death Foretold

“Fate makes us invisible.”

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Chronicle of a Death Foretold

“No place in life is sadder than an empty bed.”

Gabriel García Márquez
Chronicle of a Death Foretold

Love in the Time of Cholera Quotes

“A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.”

Gabriel García Márquez
Love in the Time of Cholera

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“A man should have two wives: one to love and one to sew on his buttons.”

Gabriel García Márquez
Love in the Time of Cholera

“Always remember that the most important thing in a good marriage is not happiness, but stability.”

Gabriel García Márquez
Love in the Time of Cholera

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“It is life, more than death, that has no limits.”

Gabriel García Márquez
Love in the Time of Cholera

“Nothing one does in bed is immoral if it helps to perpetuate love.”

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Love in the Time of Cholera

“Spiritual love from the waist up and physical love from the waist down.”

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Love in the Time of Cholera

Memories of My Melancholy Whores Quotes

“Age isn't how old you are but how old you feel.”

Gabriel García Márquez
Memories of My Melancholy Whores

“Just as real events are forgotten, some that never were can be in our memories as if they happened.”

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Memories of My Melancholy Whores

“Morality, too, is a question of time.”

Gabriel García Márquez
Memories of My Melancholy Whores

“The invincible power that has moved the world is unrequited, not happy love.”

Gabriel García Márquez
Memories of My Melancholy Whores

One Hundred Years of Solitude Quotes

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

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One Hundred Years of Solitude

“It can't rain for ever.”

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One Hundred Years of Solitude

“Time was not passing. It was turning in a circle.”

Gabriel García Márquez
One Hundred Years of Solitude

The Autumn of the Patriarch Quotes

“The day shit is worth money, poor people will be born without an asshole.”

Gabriel García Márquez
The Autumn of the Patriarch