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Gabriel Garcia Marquez Quotes

(1928), Colombian Writer

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.

Category: Children

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

Category: Death And Dying

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

Category: Fathers

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

Category: Husbands

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

Category: Marriage

Injections are the best thing ever invented for feeding doctors.

Category: Medicine

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

Category: Memory

Necessity has the face of a dog.

Category: Necessity

He who awaits much can expect little.

Category: Procrastination

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

Category: Riches

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

Category: Writers And Writing