When you’re ugly and poor, you can only want more.
When I wake up," he said, "remind me that I'm going to marry her.
When I stand and contemplate my fate and see the path along which you have led me, what's the rest of it?
When I stand and contemplate my fate and see the path along which you have led me, I reach my end, for artless I surrendered to one who is my undoing and my end.
When I sit down to write, which is the essential moment in my life, I am completely alone.
When at last he surrendered, Florentino Ariza hung the mirror in house, not for the exquisite frame but because of the place inside that for two hours had been occupied by her beloved reflection.
Whatever happened to one love affected all the other loves through out the world.
What worries me is that out of so much hatred for the military, out of fighting them so much and thinking about them so much, you've ended up as bad as they are. And no ideal in life is worth that much baseness.
What worried Dr. Urbino most about dying was the solitary life Fermina Daza would lead without him.
Music is important for one's health.
More than mother and son, they were accomplices in solitude.
Morality, too, is a question of time.
Life will be too short for people to tell about it.