Top 25 Gabriel Garcia Marquez Quotes

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Here we have put together a list of the 25 best quotes by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

No medicine cures what happiness cannot.

Top 25 Gabriel Garcia Marquez Quotes and Sayings

25

It was inevitable: the scent of bitter almonds always reminded him of the fate of unrequited love.

― Gabriel Garcia Marquez


24

Then he made one last effort to search in his heart for the place where his affection had rotted away, and he could not find it.

― Gabriel Garcia Marquez


23

Wisdom comes to us when it can no longer do any good.

― Gabriel Garcia Marquez


22

The only regret I will have in dying is if it is not for love.

― Gabriel Garcia Marquez


21

A true friend is the one who holds your hand and touches your heart.

― Gabriel Garcia Marquez


20

All human beings have three lives: public, private, and secret.

― Gabriel Garcia Marquez


19

She would defend herself, saying that love, no matter what else it might be, was a natural talent. She would say: You are either born knowing how, or you never know.

― Gabriel Garcia Marquez


18

Never stop smiling not even when you're sad, someone might fall in love with your smile.

― Gabriel Garcia Marquez


17

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

― Gabriel Garcia Marquez


16

But when a woman decides to sleep with a man, there is no wall she will not scale, no fortress she will not destroy, no moral consideration she will not ignore at its very root: there is no God worth worrying about.

― Gabriel Garcia Marquez


15

Nothing in this world was more difficult than love.

― Gabriel Garcia Marquez


14

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

― Gabriel Garcia Marquez


13

He was still too young to know that the heart's memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good, and that thanks to this artifice we manage to endure the burden of the past.

― Gabriel Garcia Marquez


12

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


11

Perhaps this is what the stories meant when they called somebody heartsick. Your heart and your stomach and your whole insides felt empty and hollow and aching.

― Gabriel Garcia Marquez


10

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


9

There is always something left to love.

― Gabriel Garcia Marquez


8

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

― Gabriel Garcia Marquez


7

He allowed himself to be swayed by his conviction that human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but that life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.

― Gabriel Garcia Marquez


6

It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.

― Gabriel Garcia Marquez


5

Sex is the consolation you have when you can't have love.

― Gabriel Garcia Marquez


4

It's enough for me to be sure that you and I exist at this moment.

― Gabriel Garcia Marquez


3

No medicine cures what happiness cannot.

― Gabriel Garcia Marquez


2

Nobody deserves your tears, but whoever deserves them will not make you cry.

― Gabriel Garcia Marquez


1

What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it.

― Gabriel Garcia Marquez


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