I do believe that people can only be in love with one landscape in their lifetime. One can appreciate and enjoy many geographies, but there is only one that one feels in one’s bones.
Acceptance of the danger is of the essence for playing a quality sport.
My friends have made the story of my life. In a thousand ways they have turned my limitations into beautiful privileges.
The moment a person feels he has nothing left to learn is the moment life prepares to hit him hard enough to correct such ignorance.
God doesn’t put that much prep into something that is insignificant.
It is the little act of kindness that touches our heart and blossom our life with gladness.
Don Ricardo wanted a successor worthy of himself. Jorge would always be cocooned in the privileges of his class, hiding from his mediocrity in creature comforts. Penelope, the beautiful Penelope, was a woman, and therefore a treasure, not a treasurer. Julian, who had the soul of a poet, and therefore the soul of a murderer, fulfilled all the requirements. It was only a question of time.
After she was gone, I sheathed her sword at my belt, draped her cloak over my shoulders, carried her heart in my arms, and, somehow, went on.
The writer’s only real task: to recreate out of the disorder of life that order which is art
He was the oldest. When we left Kentucky, our folks told him to look after me. Didn’t say a word to me. Wouldn’t have occurred to them.