Miguel 聲gel Asturias

Guatemala
19 Oct 1899 // 9 Jun 1974
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However life treats you, as time goes by you always get the feeling you've lost life in the very living of it.

Men of Maize


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On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
Essays
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."
Essays