Isabel Allende Quotes About Strength, Death & Friendship

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Read Isabel Allende quotes and sayings about strength, death & friendship. We collect best motivational quotes of Isabel Allende and share with you!
She is a Chilean writer. Allende, whose works sometimes contain aspects of the genre of “magical realism”.

1. I tend to see the similarities in people and not the differences.

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2. What I fear most is power with impunity. I fear abuse of power, and the power to abuse.

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3. If I didn’t write my soul would dry up and die.

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4. If you change the way you tell your own story, you can change the colour and create a life in technicolour.

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5. Roots are not in landscape or a country, or a people, they are inside you.

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6. A memoir is an invitation into another person’s privacy.

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7. Today’s girls are tomorrow’s women – and leaders.

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8. It is in giving that I connect with others, with the world and with the divine.

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9. Heart is what drives us and determines our fate.

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10. Empowering women means trusting them.

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11. I don’t want an uneventful and safe life, I prefer an adventurous one.

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12. The poorest and most backward societies are always those that put women down.

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13. I never thought that I would come to live in the United States. I was not pursuing the American dream.

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14. Everybody has losses – it’s unavoidable in life. Sharing our pain is very healing.

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15. I get up every morning early, when the sky is red, and write for 10 hours.

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16. I have learned many things in the 30 years that I have been writing.

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17. Writing is a calling, not a choice.

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18. Writing is a calling, not a choice.

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19. Eros is very close to death. And both things, in a way, balance each other.

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20. I feel that telling my secrets makes me less vulnerable. What would make me vulnerable are the secrets I keep.

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21. I was a lousy journalist. I could never be objective. Sometimes I invented the whole story.

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22. The first lie of fiction is that the author gives some order to the chaos of life: chronological order, or whatever order the author chooses.

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23. Although women do two-thirds of the world’s labor, they own less than one percent of the world’s assets.

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24. I’ve been a story-teller all my life but I realized it only recently.

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25. I have been a woman for 46 years and I only recently realized I can’t change it and I like it.

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26. My writing comes not from the happy moments, but from struggle and grief.

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27. Unfortunately for my family, they have a writer in the family.

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28. Nice people with common sense do not make interesting characters. They only make good former spouses.

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29. I have written about Chile extensively, and therefore I have read many books on the subject, mostly for research.

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30. At five I was already a feminist, and nobody used the word in Chile yet.

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31. If I had to choose between a relative and a good story, I would take the story.

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32. I try to write the kind of books I like to read.

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33. I speak English and Spanish. I write in Spanish; my books are published in English.

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