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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. He has sent a letter to his friends and thanks to the Internet we all are able to share it. El Puente Artes al amanecer
  • 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. I would value things not for what they are worth, but for what they represent. París desde el Louvre
  • 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. 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. París en luna creciente
  • 11. I would prove to men how wrong they are to think that theystop 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. To the old, I would show them how death comesnot with the ageing process but with forgetting. Malecón, Blanco y Negro
  • 14. So many things I have learned from you….I have learned that everybody wants to live at the top of themountain, 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. I have learned that a man has the right to look down on somebody, only when he is helping him to get up. Desde el Puente de Artes el amanecer
  • 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 seeyou, 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 Iwill 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. There is always morning where life gives us another opportunity to make things good. Montmartre
  • 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. Nobody would remember you if you keep your thoughts secret. Force yourself to express them. Notre Dame de París desde el Puente de Archevéché
  • 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. And it will not matter either…. París bajo la lluvia
  • 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. Gabriel García Márque Muelle del arrepentimiento de Bourbon