One Hundred Years of Solitude Quotes.

1. "It's enough for me to be sure that you and I exist at this moment."
- Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude

2. "There is always something left to love."
- Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude

3. "He dug so deeply into her sentiments that in search of interest he found love, because by trying to make her love him he ended up falling in love with her. Petra Cotes, for her part, loved him more and more as she felt his love increasing, and that was how in the ripeness of autumn she began to believe once more in the youthful superstition that poverty was the servitude of love. Both looked back then on the wild revelry, the gaudy wealth, and the unbridled fornication as an annoyance and they lamented that it had cost them so much of their lives to find the paradise of shared solitude. Madly in love after so many years of sterile complicity, they enjoyed the miracle of living each other as much at the table as in bed, and they grew to be so happy that even when they were two worn-out people they kept on blooming like little children and playing together like dogs."
- Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude

4. "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 García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude

5. "...time was not passing...it was turning in a circle..."
- Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude

6. "They were so close to each other that they preferred death to separation."
- Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude

7. "and both of them remained floating in an empty universe where the only everyday & eternal reality was love..."
- Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude

8. "What does he say?' he asked. 'He’s very sad,’ Úrsula answered, ‘because he thinks that you’re going to die.' 'Tell him,' the colonel said, smiling, 'that a person doesn’t die when he should but when he can."
- Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude

9. "He really had been through death, but he had returned because he could not bear the solitude."
- Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude

10. "Cease, cows, life is short."
- Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude

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