She would defend herself, saying that love, no matter what else it might be, was a natural talent. She would say: You are either born knowing how, or you never know.


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The usual for me." The usual was a strong infusion of different kinds of Oriental teas, which raised...
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...as he discovered in the course of his uncountable years that a lie is more comfortable than doubt...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
Most of the times it's healthier to start over in a different way, or throw it away.
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
The secret of a good old age is simply an honorable pact with solitude.
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
The only regret I will have in dying is if it is not for love.
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
siguió evocando hasta el amanecer las excelencias del marido, sin reprocharle otra deslealtad que l...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
My God, this is longer than sorrow!
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
The world is divided into those who screw and those who do not. He distrusted those who did not—wh...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
Humanity, like armies in the field, advances at the speed of the slowest.
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
He recognized her despite the uproar, through his tears of unrepeatable sorrow at dying without her,...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
أن النساء يفكرن بالمعنى الخفي للأسئلة أكثر من تفكيرهن ...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
Very well, I will marry you if you promise not to make me eat eggplant.
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
and the two of them loved each other for a long time in silence without making love again.
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
It was as if they had leapt over the arduous cavalry of conjugal life and gone straight to the heart...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
There is no greater glory than to die for love.
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
Always remember that the most important thing in a good marriage is not happiness, but stability.
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
Together they had overcome the daily incomprehension, the instantaneous hatred, the reciprocal nasti...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
She discovered with great delight that one does not love one's children just because they are one's ...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
She knew that he loved her above all else, more than anything in the world, but only for his own sak...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
Only God knows how much I love you.
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
With her Florentino Ariza learned what he had already experienced many times without realizing it: t...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
Amputees suffer pains, cramps, itches in the leg that is no longer there. That is how she felt witho...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
He is ugly and sad... but he is all love.
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
Hay un minuto en que se agota la siesta. Hasta la secreta, recóndita, minúscula actividad de los i...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
Al salir del velorio había movido una taza vacía frente a mí. Había dicho: «He leído su suerte...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
I’ve remained a virgin for you.
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
Il parvint à la reconnaitre au milieu du tumulte et, à travers les larmes de sa douleur irrémédi...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
Elle avait supplié Dieu de lui concéder au moins un instant afin qu'il ne s'en allât pas sans sav...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
Make no mistake: peaceful madmen are ahead of the future.
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
He thought that the world would make more rapid progress without the burden of old people.
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
So for now wave good-bye leave your hands held high
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
Florentino Ariza always forgot when he should not have that women, and Prudencia Pitre more than any...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
ثمة خوف يعذبني على الدوام من أنّ الطائرة ستسقط
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
It was inevitable: the scent of bitter almonds always reminded him of the fate of unrequited love.
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
Era ancora troppo giovane per sapere che la memoria del cuore elimina i brutti ricordi e magnifica q...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
They looked like two children," she told me. And that thought frightened her, because she'd always f...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
Elle lui semblait si belle, si séduisante, si différente des gens du commun qu'il ne comprenait pa...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
The Bishop blessed him and helped him to his feet.
"May God have mercy on you," he said. And er...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
At the beginning of the road into the swamp they put up a sign that said MACONDO and another larger ...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
Bad luck doesn't have any chinks in it. I was born a son of a bitch and I'm going to die a son of a ...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
Science has eliminated distance.
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
It is easier to start a war than to end it.
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
Don't let yourself die without knowing the wonder of fucking with love.
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
Bătrânețea este o stare indecentă care trebuie oprită la timp.
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
Nobody deserves your tears, but whoever deserves them will not make you cry.
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
Time put things in their place.
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
If you have to go crazy, please go crazy all by yourself!
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
«Какой сегодня день?» - Аурелиано ответил ему, что втор...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
أيها الجبان. الأسوأ كان قد انقضى
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
Don't open that door," she said. "The hallway is full of difficult dreams." And I asked her: "How do...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
She likes to try everything, out of curiosity, but she'll be sorry if she isn't guided by her heart.
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
Most of those who could have done something to prevent the crime and did not consoled themselves wit...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
Open the windows and the doors, she shouted, cook some meat and fish, buy the largest turtles around...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
I always had understood that dying of love was mere poetic license.
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
If I died now," he said, "you would hardly remember me when you are my age."
He said it for no ...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
Dadme un prejuicio y moveré el mundo.
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
The only thing that [Amaranta] did not keep in mind in her fearsome plan was that in spite of her pl...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
El chófer me previno: Cuidado, sabio, en esa casa matan. Le contesté: Si es por amor no importa.
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
İnsanın oturduğu toprakların altında ölüleri yoksa, o adam o toprağın insanı değildir.
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
opened the door a crack wide enough for the entire world to pass through .
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
Damn it,' he sighed. 'How will I ever get out of this labyrinth!
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
But when they changed their plans time and time again, the dates became confused, the periods were m...
GABRIEL GARCíA MáRQUEZ
For me, the sea was a great comfort, Pilar. But it made my children restless. It exists now so we ca...
CRISTINA GARCíA
Nobody is ready for death. If you ask Joe Blow on the street, he aint gonna tell you he thinks he'll...
CRISTINA GARCíA
There is good news tonight.
GABRIEL HEATTER
I'm a product of my Irish culture, and I could no more lose that than I could my sense of identi...
GABRIEL BYRNE
I think that if you can convey a kind of a complexity, a mystery, a truth in stillness, that, to me,...
GABRIEL BYRNE
I thought to myself, there's a man who gave up his life to serve others - to touch people in tha...
GABRIEL BYRNE
It was either Voltaire or Charlie Sheen who said, 'We are born alone. We live alone. We die alon...
GABRIEL BYRNE
Presents don't really mean much to me. I don't want to sound mawkish, but - it was the reali...
GABRIEL BYRNE
Not to oversimplify it, somebody once said a good rule of thumb in interpreting a character is to fi...
GABRIEL BYRNE
I work with people like Spielberg and Abrams all the time.
GABRIEL BASSO
You're in a scene with Laura Linney or Oliver Platt or John Hickey or Alan Alda and these amazin...
GABRIEL BASSO
I appreciate when people enjoy my work, but I don't like being recognized in public.
GABRIEL BASSO
I don't see a lot of nature in L.A. Then again, I don't see a lot when I go back to St. Loui...
GABRIEL BASSO
I love sports - if I'm not acting, I'm probably doing sports.
GABRIEL BASSO
Rarely do you walk down the street doing anything that my grandparent's generation did. And half...
GABRIEL BASSO
I got lost one time for a couple hours. It was pretty bad. I got lost in a creek, and I couldn't...
GABRIEL BASSO
I'm an artist. So if acting doesn't work out, which I hope it does, I'm probably going t...
GABRIEL BASSO