The famous Colombian writer and novelist Gabriel garcía márquez is the author of such famous works as "one Hundred years of solitude, Autumn of the Patriarch" and "nobody writes to the Colonel". The winner of the Nobel prize for literature in 1982.
In memory of the great writer present his rules of life, published in the magazine "Esquire".
1. I always wanted to write soap operas. For people like me, wishing only to be loved for what they do, the soap Opera is much more effective novel.
2. We have to fight the fossilization of language. Words like "people", "democracy" has lost its meaning. Anyone who can organize elections, considers himself a Democrat.
3. I tried to write stories, but nothing came of it. I showed one of them my sons, then young. They returned it with the words: "Dad, you think kids are stupid?"
4. I try to prevent unpleasant surprises. Prefer stairs escalators. Anything — planes.
5. United States investing in Latin America a lot of money, but they didn't get what we did without a cent. We are changing their language, their music, their food, their love, their way of thinking. We influence on the United States as they would affect us.
6. AIDS only adds to the risk of love. Love has always been very dangerous. It's a deadly disease.
7. Prostitutes were my friends when I was young. I went to him not so much to make love, how to get rid of loneliness. I have always said that they were married, not to have Breakfast alone. Of course, the Mercedes (wife — Esquire) says I'm a son of a bitch.
8. I had a wife and two small sons. I worked as a PR Manager and edited screenplays. But to write a book, you had to give up work. I laid the car and give the money to Mercedes. Every day she somehow extracted me paper, cigarettes, all that is needed at work. When the book was over, it turned out that we got the butcher 5,000 pesos — a lot of money. Around there was a rumor that I'm writing a very important book, and all the shopkeepers wanted to participate. To send a text to the publisher, had 160 pesos, and there were only 80. Then I laid the mixer and Hairdryer Mercedes. On hearing this, she said, "it is Not enough that the novel was bad."
9. If something engaged woman, I know that all will be well. It is clear to me that women rule the world.
10. The only thing women don't forgive is betrayal. If you just set the game rules, whatever they were, women usually take them. But do not suffer when the rules change during the game. In such cases, they become ruthless.
11. I had a dispute with the professors of literature in Cuba. They said, "one Hundred years of solitude" is an extraordinary book, but it does not offer solutions". For me it is a dogma. My books describe the situation, they should not offer solutions.
12. I'm a petty-bourgeois writer, and my point has always been petty-bourgeois. This is my level, my view.
13. If I hadn't become a writer, I would like to be a pianist in the bar. So I would love even more to love each other.
14. My goal is to be loved, so I write. I am afraid that there is someone who does not love me, and I want him to love me for this interview.
15. Great disasters have always created great abundance. They make people want to live.