Gabriel García Márquez Quotes

“Life is but a continual succession of opportunities for surviving.” ~Gabriel García Márquez — in Mexico.

“No, success is something I don´t wish on anybody. It´s like what happens to mountain climbers; they kill themselves to get to the top and when they get there, what do they do? Climb down, or try to do so, discreetly, with as much dignity as possible.” ~Gabriel García Márquez — in Mexico City, Mexico

“The memory of the heart eliminates the bad and magnifies the good; thanks to this artifice, we are able to bear the past.” ~Gabriel García Márquez

“The secret of good old-age is none other than an honest pact with solitude.” ~Gabriel García Márquez