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  • #1
    Matías Zitterkopf
    “Tal vez cuando uno siente que es verdad en cada célula del cuerpo, ese amor no es tan prohibido. Porque al final de todo, es el amor el que nos lleva a tomar las decisiones más difíciles.”
    Matías Zitterkopf, Ángeles y Mariposas

  • #2
    Matías Zitterkopf
    “Escribo porque no conozco otra forma de vivir y no me imagino un mundo en el que no puediera hacerlo. Moriría.”
    Matías Zitterkopf

  • #3
    Matías Zitterkopf
    “I know my life will change one day. I just have to wait and don't give up. Try to do the same!”
    Matías Zitterkopf

  • #4
    Matías Zitterkopf
    “Me gusta la lluvia porque todo lo moja y purifica, porque hace que las cosas malas se vayan y me llene de un nuevo aire de esperanza. Me encanta la lluvia porque produce música y los charcos donde las gotas repican. Me gusta la lluvia porque parece que los ángeles lloran y sus lágrimas caen sobre mi cara para esconder mis propias lágrimas. Y al final de todo miro hacia arriba, donde las nubes gordas se juntan y sonrío...”
    Matías Zitterkopf

  • #5
    Matías Zitterkopf
    “Firmemente creo que los escritores no dejamos de pensar en nuevas historias y mentimos, porque decimos que no vamos a escribir por un tiempo o descansar un rato, pero es tan fuerte lo que sentimos que nunca cumplimos con eso.”
    Matías Zitterkopf

  • #6
    Michael Cunningham
    “We throw our parties; we abandon our families to live alone in Canada; we struggle to write books that do not change the world, despite our gifts and our unstinting efforts, our most extravagant hopes. We live our lives, do whatever we do, and then we sleep--it's as simple and ordinary as that. A few jump out of windows or drown themselves or take pills; more die by accident; and most of us, the vast majority, are slowly devoured by some disease or, if we're very fortunate, by time itself.”
    Michael Cunningham, The Hours

  • #7
    Edith Wharton
    “Life is always either a tightrope or a feather bed. Give me the tightrope.”
    Edith Wharton

  • #8
    Matías Zitterkopf
    “Me olvidé de mencionar en las entrevistas, cuando me piden consejos para los escritores noveles, que está bien el visualizar ser publicados por una mega editorial, pero que NUNCA, pero NUNCA hay que descartar a las pequeñas editoriales, porque son ellas al final las que siempre nos dan la posibilidad y hablo por experiencia, porque yo también he querido primero mi libro en papel y publicado por Alfaguara, pero ya verán que las cosas son diferentes. De todos modos si yo no hubiese publicado con una editorial pequeña mi primer libro, nunca estaría hablando de entrevistas y de consejos pedidos.”
    Matías Zitterkopf

  • #9
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    “Earth's crammed with heaven...
    But only he who sees, takes off his shoes.”
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Aurora Leigh

  • #10
    Matías Zitterkopf
    “Todo escritor fue primero un gran lector, por eso amamos doblemente lo que hacemos.”
    Matías Zitterkopf

  • #11
    James Branch Cabell
    “The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.”
    James Branch Cabell, The Silver Stallion

  • #12
    Robert J. Sawyer
    “Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.”
    Robert J. Sawyer, Calculating God

  • #13
    Stanley Kunitz
    “The universe is a continuous web. Touch it at any point and the whole web quivers.”
    Stanley Kunitz

  • #14
    Leo Rosten
    “O, to be sure, we laugh less and play less and wear uncomfortable disguises like adults, but beneath the costume is the child we always are, whose needs are simple, whose daily life is still best described by fairy tales.”
    Leo Rosten

  • #15
    Gregory Maguire
    “People who claim that they're evil are usually no worse than the rest of us... It's people who claim that they're good, or any way better than the rest of us, that you have to be wary of.”
    Gregory Maguire, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West

  • #16
    Philip Barry
    “The time to make up your mind about people, is never.”
    Philip Barry, The Philadelphia Story

  • #17
    André Gide
    “It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.”
    Andre Gide, Autumn Leaves

  • #18
    Wisława Szymborska
    “When I pronounce the word Future,
    the first syllable already belongs to the past.

    When I pronounce the word Silence,
    I destroy it.”
    Wisława Szymborska, Poems New and Collected

  • #19
    Irving Stone
    “There are no faster or firmer friendships than those formed between people who love the same books.”
    Irving Stone, Clarence Darrow for the Defense

  • #20
    Matías Zitterkopf
    “Un escritor nunca debería pagar por publicar su libro. Una editorial no determina quien es escritor y quien no.”
    Matías Zitterkopf

  • #21
    Matías Zitterkopf
    “¿Y si me voy al mar? Pero a lo profundo, donde hay paz y calma. Estoy seguro de que allí uno todo lo olvida.”
    Matías Zitterkopf

  • #22
    John Steinbeck
    “And the little screaming fact that sounds through all history: repression works only to strengthen and knit the repressed.”
    John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath

  • #23
    Matías Zitterkopf
    “A veces queremos cosas y personas imposibles. Gracias a los personajes en mis libros logro obtener eso que en la vida real tal vez no puedo...”
    Matías Zitterkopf

  • #24
    E.E. Cummings
    “I will take the sun in my mouth
    and leap into the ripe air
    with closed eyes
    to dash against darkness”
    E.E. Cummings, Poems, 1923-1954

  • #25
    Terry McMillan
    “Too many of us are hung up on what we don't have, can't have, or won't ever have. We spend too much energy being down, when we could use that same energy – if not less of it – doing, or at least trying to do, some of the things we really want to do.”
    Terry McMillan , Disappearing Acts

  • #26
    Doris Lessing
    “Whatever you're meant to do, do it now. The conditions are always impossible.”
    Doris Lessing

  • #27
    Thomas Babington Macaulay
    “What a blessing it is to love books as I love them;- to be able to converse with the dead, and to live amidst the unreal!”
    Thomas Babington Macaulay, The Selected Letters Of Thomas Babington Macaulay

  • #28
    Napoleon Hill
    “The starting point of all achievement is DESIRE. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desire brings weak results, just as a small fire makes a small amount of heat.”
    Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich: The Landmark Bestseller Now Revised and Updated for the 21st Century

  • #29
    Michael Cunningham
    “we become the stories we tell ourselves”
    Michael Cunningham, A Home at the End of the World

  • #30
    Oscar Wilde
    “After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one's own relations.”
    Oscar Wilde, A Woman of No Importance

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