A single minute of reconciliation is worth more than a whole life of friendship.
Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice.
Nothing has happened in Macondo, nothing has ever happened, and nothing ever will happen. This is a happy town.
A person doesn't die when he should but when he can.
José Arcadio Buendía: If you don’t fear God, fear him through the metals.