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30 pieces of wisdom from Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez novels

Easy rule to live by: if someone's been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, they're probably worth listening to.

Case in point: much-loved, award-hoarding author Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez has plenty to say and it's all worth laminating and keeping in your wallet. We've assembled the 30 greatest pieces of wisdom from his novels to prove that very point.

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