Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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  • 1. A GENIUS SAYS GOODBYE El Arco de Triunfo, Francia
  • 2. Mr.Gabriel García Marquez, great Latin American writer, has said goodbye to the public life due to complications in his health: lymphatic cancer. Luminaria de Notre Dame
  • 3. El Puente Artes al amanecer He has sent a letter to his friends and thanks to the Internet we all are able to share it.
  • 4. I recommend you to read it, because this short text written by one of the most brilliant Latin American of the past years is really inspiring. El Concièrgerie al cambio
  • 5. “ If for an instant God forgot that I am just a puppet, and He gave me one more piece of life, I would take advantage of that time, the best I could.” Plaza de La Concordia
  • 6. I would probably not say everything I think, but definitely think all I say. Plaza de La Concordia al amanecer
  • 7. París desde el Louvre I would value things not for what they are worth, but for what they represent.
  • 8. I would sleep less and dream more. For every minute we close our eyes we lose sixty seconds of light. Fachada del Quai de Borbón & su reflexión
  • 9. I would continue where others have stopped and I would rise when others sleep . Fuente Medicinal, Jardín de Luxemburgo
  • 10. París en luna creciente If God allowed me one more piece of life, I would dress simpler, would wallow in the sunlight, leaving uncovered, not only my body but also my soul.
  • 11. I would prove to men how wrong they are to think that they stop falling in love as they get older, since they actually start getting older as soon as they stop falling in love. . Los pasos del Foro de Halles
  • 12. I would give wings to the children, but I would leave the child alone so that he could learn how to fly on his own. El Hotel de Ville Paris
  • 13. Malecón, Blanco y Negro To the old, I would show them how death comes not with the ageing process but with forgetting.
  • 14. So many things I have learned from you…. I have learned that everybody wants to live at the top of the mountain, forgetting that is how we climb is all that matters. El Instituto de Francia
  • 15. I have learned that when a newborn grabs his father’s thumb, he takes a hold on him forever. El Instituto de Francia & el Puente Nuevo
  • 16. Desde el Puente de Artes el amanecer I have learned that a man has the right to look down on somebody, only when he is helping him to get up.
  • 17. So many things I have learned from all of you. Jardín de Luxemburgo
  • 18. Always tell, what you feel and do what you think. Brazo de Seine desde la Isla Saint Louis
  • 19. If I knew that today it would be the last time that I will see you, I will embrace you strongly to be the guardian of your soul. Durmiente
  • 20. If I would know that these would be the last minutes that I will see you, I would say to you “I love you” and wouldn´t assume that you would know it. Fachada de la calle de Rivoli Tuileries desde el jardín
  • 21. Montmartre There is always morning where life gives us another opportunity to make things good.
  • 22. Keep always close to you, your dear ones, and tell them how much you need them and love and take care of them. Take time to say, “I am sorry”, “forgive me”, “please,” “ thank you” and all the nice and lovely words you know. La Isla de Cité Desde el puerto de la Kyriad-de-Ciudad
  • 23. Notre Dame de París desde el Puente de Archevéché Nobody would remember you if you keep your thoughts secret. Force yourself to express them.
  • 24. Show your friends and dear ones how much you care about them. Brazo de Seine desde la Isla Saint Louis
  • 25. SEND THIS TO THE PEOPLE YOU CARE OR LOVE. Panorámica de París y Defensa
  • 26. IF YOU DON´T DO IT, TOMORROW WILL BE THE SAME AS TODAY. Pedal de la Torre Eiffel
  • 27. París bajo la lluvia And it will not matter either….
  • 28. Now is the time to send it. La Conciergerie y el lugar de Châtelet
  • 29. For you with much love and care. El puente Alexandre III
  • 30. I hope and wish that you like it. Muelle del arrepentimiento de Bourbon Gabriel García Márquez