“Of all that I have possessed in my life, my memories are the only things remaining to me. Indeed, I believe that memories are the only real treasure any human can hope to hold always.”
“Amor y tiempo son las únicas dos cosas en el mundo que no se pueden comprar, sólo gastar”
“Pienso que te he amado siempre... pero no hablemos de lo pasado. Solamente te digo que te amo hoy y que te amaré mañana. Porque el pasado se ha ido. Los hoy y los mañanas serán todos los días que podrán ser. Y en cada uno de estos días te diré, te amo.”
“En la tarde de ese día, en medio del tumulto causado por la tormenta, en una pequeña casa en la isla de Xaltocan, nací de mi madre para empezar a morir.”
“Mis señores, yo no estoy hecho de piedra. Sólo soy un hombre y un hombre es el más frágil de los monumentos”
“Los dioses han arreglado que por un tiempo estemos separados, para que nunca más lo estemos.”
“Tu haras que ese nombre sea vil, sucio y despreciable y toda la gente al decirlo escupira en el! - Mixtli a Ce-Malinali”
“Love and time, those are the only two things in all the world and all of life that cannot be bought, but only spent.”
“As we believed in those days, a hero slain in the service of a mighty lord or sacrificed in homage to a high god was assured of a life everlasting in the most resplendent of afterworlds, where he would be rewarded and regaled with bliss throughout eternity. And now Christianity tells us that we all may hope for an afterlife in a similarly splendid Heaven. But consider. Even the most heroic of heroes dying in the most honorable cause, even the most devout Christian martyr dying in the certainty of reaching Heaven, he will never again know the caress of this world's moonlight dappling his face as he walks beneath this world's rustling cypress trees. A trifling pleasure--so small, so simple, so ordinary--but never to be known again.”
“She said I'd better not make her unhappy because I oughta know that she's never unhappy alone.”
“You need a man, Kara. A man you can open up to. A man whose passion for life matches yours. A man who grabs your hair in big fistfuls and twists and pulls it when he's fucking you. A man willing to walk wire for you.”
“Cuando se muere en la calle se acaba formando un estruendo horroroso alrededor. No es verdad que se muera solo. Se acaba con caras que no se conocen delante de las narices, personas que tocan piernas y brazos para averiguar si el cuerpo es ya cadáver o vale la pena pedir que vaya una ambulancia.”
“He stepped forward, forcing me back. “You’re right. I made a decision. It was the wrong one.”
“It's just not worth it to be so stressed and angry about everything. Life's generally not so bad- most people just choose to see the negative.”
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