Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works.
It’s enough for me to be sure that you and I exist at this moment.
Gabriel García Márquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude
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 García Márquez, Love in the Time of Cholera