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Gabriel Garcia Marquez Quotes

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

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

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

An early-rising man is a good spouse but a bad husband.

Everything that goes into my mouth seems to make me fat, everything that comes out of my mouth embarrasses me.

Fiction was invented the day Jonas arrived home and told his wife that he was three days late because he had been swallowed by a whale.

He who awaits much can expect little.

I don't believe in God, but I'm afraid of Him.

If God hadn't rested on Sunday, He would have had time to finish the world.

Injections are the best thing ever invented for feeding doctors.

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

Necessity has the face of a dog.

No, not rich. I am a poor man with money, which is not the same thing.

Nobody deserves your tears, but whoever deserves them will not make you cry.

She discovered with great delight that one does not love one's children just because they are one's children but because of the friendship formed while raising them.

The heart's memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good.

The interpretation of our reality through patterns not our own, serves only to make us ever more unknown, ever less free, ever more solitary.

The problem with marriage is that it ends every night after making love, and it must be rebuilt every morning before breakfast.

Ultimately, literature is nothing but carpentry. With both you are working with reality, a material just as hard as wood.

What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it.