Gabriel García Márquez


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  • ''An early-rising man ... a good spouse but a bad husband.''
    Gabriel García Márquez (b. 1928), Colombian author. The widow Monteil, in In Evil Hour (1968, trans. 1979).
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  • ''No, not rich. I am a poor man with money, which is not the same thing.''
    Gabriel García Márquez (b. 1928), Colombian writer. Uncle Leo XII, in Love in the Time of Cholera, p. 167 (1985, trans. 1988).

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The Puppet

If for a moment God would forget that I am a rag doll and give me a scrap of life, possibly I would not say everything that I think, but I would definitely think everything that I say.

I would value things not for how much they are worth but rather for what they mean.

I would sleep little, dream more. I know that for each minute that we close our eyes we lose sixty seconds of light.

I would walk when the others loiter; I would awaken when the others sleep.

I would listen when the others speak, and how I would enjoy a good chocolate ice cream.

If God would ...

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The Puppet

If for a moment God would forget that I am a rag doll and give me a scrap of life, possibly I would not say everything that I think, but I would definitely think everything that I say.

I would value things not for how much they are worth but rather for what they mean.

I would sleep little, dream more. I know that for each minute that we close our eyes we lose sixty seconds of light.

I would walk when the others loiter; I would awaken when the others sleep.

I would listen when the oth

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