Guide to Travel Colombia

Gabriel Garcia Marquez quotes have the ability to move, to inspire and engage. The Colombian author’s work has moved generations of people to write and travel, and I can say for me personally, he inspired me to live in Colombia. Here are just a handful of Gabriel Garcia Marquez quotes that I personally love, and if you’ve yet to read any of his works, do yourself a favour and get reading!

1. “No matter what, nobody can take away the dances you’ve already had.” ― Memories of My Melancholy Whores

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2. “Take advantage of it now, while you are young, and suffer all you can, because these things don’t last your whole life.” ― Love in the Time of Cholera

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3. “No matter what you do this year or in the next hundred, you will be dead forever.” ― Memories of My Melancholy Whores

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4. “I don’t believe in God, but I’m afraid of Him.” ― Love in the Time of Cholera

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5. “The day shit is worth money, poor people will be born without an asshole” ― The Autumn of the Patriarch

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6. “A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.” ― Gabriel García Márquez

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7. “What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it.” ― Gabriel García Márquez

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8. “No medicine cures what happiness cannot.” ― Gabriel García Márquez

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9. “There is always something left to love.” ― One Hundred Years of Solitude

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10. “Nobody deserves your tears, but whoever deserves them will not make you cry.” ― Gabriel García Márquez

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11. “Wisdom comes to us when it can no longer do any good.” ― Love in the Time of Cholera

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12. “‘The world must be all fucked up,’ he said then, ‘when men travel first class and literature goes as freight.'” ― Gabriel García Márquez

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