Gabriel Garcia Marquez Quotes

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Born: March 6, 1927, Aracataca, Magdalena, Colombia
Birth Country: Colombia
Died: Mexico City, Mexico, April 17, 2014
Occupation: Author

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

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

Faulkner is a writer who has had much to do with my soul, but Hemingway is the one who had the most to do with my craft - not simply for his books, but for his astounding knowledge of the aspect of craftsmanship in the science of writing.
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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.
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

I don't believe in God, but I'm afraid of Him.
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

I must try and break through the cliches about Latin America. Superpowers and other outsiders have fought over us for centuries in ways that have nothing to do with our problems. In reality we are all alone.
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

It always amuses me that the biggest praise for my work comes for the imagination, while the truth is that there's not a single line in all my work that does not have a basis in reality. The problem is that Caribbean reality resembles the wildest imagination.
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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

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.
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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

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