Quotes From Spanish Authors That Will Inspire You To Take A Language Lesson

“In one kiss, you'll know all I haven't said.”

-Pablo Neruda


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“A man only has the right to look down at another when he helps him to lift himself up.”

-Gabriel García Márquez

“There is no book so bad...that it does not have something good in it.”

- Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Don Quixote

“I've often lost myself, in order to find the burn that keeps everything awake”

- Federico García-Lorca

“Life is a very bad novelist. It is chaotic and ludicrous.”

-Javier Marías

“In my case, literature is a kind of revenge. It's something that gives me what real life can't give me - all the adventures, all the suffering. All the experiences I can only live in the imagination, literature completes.”

-Mario Vargas Llosa

“Books are mirrors: you only see in them what you already have inside you.”

-Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

“I am not sure that I exist, actually. I am all the writers that I have read, all the people that I have met, all the women that I have loved; all the cities I have visited.”

-Jorge Luis Borges

“Writing is a process, a journey into memory and the soul.”

-Isabel Allende

“Men shout to avoid listening to one another.”

-Miguel de Unamuno

“Reading is like thinking, like praying, like talking to a friend, like expressing your ideas, like listening to other people's ideas, like listening to music, like looking at the view, like taking a walk on the beach.”

-Roberto Bolaño, 2666

“I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I am going is what inspires me to travel it.”

-Rosalia de Castro

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