20 Incredible Gabriel García Márquez Quotes That Will Leave You In Tears

News broke today that Gabriel García Márquez passed away. He was 87.

Known for his prolific writing, he is most well-known for his novels. We’ll read his words over and over again; his prose, ever so beautiful.

image - Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1982.
image – Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1982.
Nobody deserves your tears, but whoever deserves them will not make you cry.
He who awaits much can expect little.
There is always something left to love.
Always remember that the most important thing in a good marriage is not happiness, but stability.
It’s enough for me to be sure that you and I exist at this moment.
A true friend is the one who holds your hand and touches your heart.
All human beings have three lives: public, private, and secret.
Nothing in this world was more difficult than love.
Wisdom comes to us when it can no longer do any good.
A lie is more comfortable than doubt, more useful than love, more lasting than truth
Crazy people are not crazy if one accepts their reasoning.
Age isn’t how old you are but how old you feel.
No matter what, nobody can take away the dances you’ve already had.
Be calm. God awaits you at the door.
Just because someone does not love you as you want, it does not mean that you do not love with all his being.
Humanity, like armies in the field, advances at the speed of the slowest.
The only regret I will have in dying is if it is not for love.
A person doesn’t die when he should but when he can.
The heart’s memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good.
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