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Isabel Allende Quote: “True friendship resists time, distance and silence.”

True friendship resists time, distance and silence.

— Isabel Allende



Isabel Allende Quote: “We only have what we give.”

We only have what we give.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “Silence before being born, silence after death: life is nothing but noise between two unfathomable silences.”

Silence before being born, silence after death: life is nothing but noise between two unfathomable silences.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “You are the storyteller of your own life, and you can create your own legend, or not.”

You are the storyteller of your own life, and you can create your own legend, or not.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “Writing is a calling, not a choice.”

Writing is a calling, not a choice.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “Fear is inevitable, I have to accept that, but I cannot allow it to paralyze me.”

Fear is inevitable, I have to accept that, but I cannot allow it to paralyze me.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “We all have an unsuspected reserve of strength inside that emerges when life puts us to the test.”

We all have an unsuspected reserve of strength inside that emerges when life puts us to the test.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “I think I was a feminist before the word was invented.”

I think I was a feminist before the word was invented.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “Write what should not be forgotten.”

Write what should not be forgotten.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “Show up, show up, show up, and after a while the muse shows up, too.”

Show up, show up, show up, and after a while the muse shows up, too.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “For real change, we need feminine energy in the management of the world. We need a critical number of women in positions of power, and we need to nurture the feminine energy in men.”

For real change, we need feminine energy in the management of the world. We need a critical number of women in positions of power, and we need to nurture the feminine energy in men.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “We don’t even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward. In times of tragedy, of war, of necessity, people do amazing things. The human capacity for survival and renewal is awesome.”

We don’t even know how strong we are until we are forced to bring that hidden strength forward. In times of tragedy, of war, of necessity, people do amazing things. The human capacity for survival and renewal is awesome.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “Those who seek the truth run the risk of finding it.”

Those who seek the truth run the risk of finding it.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “There is no light without shadow, just as there is no happiness without pain.”

There is no light without shadow, just as there is no happiness without pain.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “We only appreciate what we have when we lose it.”

We only appreciate what we have when we lose it.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “Peace requires everyone to be in the circle – wholeness, inclusion.”

Peace requires everyone to be in the circle – wholeness, inclusion.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “The hardest thing of love is to let go.”

The hardest thing of love is to let go.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “I can promise you that women working together – linked, informed and educated – can bring peace and prosperity to this forsaken planet.”

I can promise you that women working together – linked, informed and educated – can bring peace and prosperity to this forsaken planet.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “Writing is like making love. Don’t worry about the orgasm, just concentrate on the process.”

Writing is like making love. Don’t worry about the orgasm, just concentrate on the process.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “A man does what he can; a woman does what a man cannot.”

A man does what he can; a woman does what a man cannot.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “Empowering women means trusting them.”

Empowering women means trusting them.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “Roots are not in landscape or a country, or a people, they are inside you.”

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

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “The library is inhabited by spirits that come out of the pages at night.”

The library is inhabited by spirits that come out of the pages at night.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “What is truer than truth? Answer: the story.”

What is truer than truth? Answer: the story.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “Write to register history, and name each thing. Write what should not be forgotten.”

Write to register history, and name each thing. Write what should not be forgotten.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “Writing is a process, a journey into memory and the soul.”

Writing is a process, a journey into memory and the soul.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “I don’t want an uneventful and safe life, I prefer an adventurous one.”

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

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “Youth is not a period in life but a state of mind.”

Youth is not a period in life but a state of mind.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “Life is very mysterious and there are many things we don’t know. And there are elements of magic realism in every culture, everywhere. It’s just accepting that we don’t know everything and everything is possible.”

Life is very mysterious and there are many things we don’t know. And there are elements of magic realism in every culture, everywhere. It’s just accepting that we don’t know everything and everything is possible.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “The fear is not real, Dil Bahadur; it is only in your mind, like all other things. Our thoughts form what we believe to be reality.”

The fear is not real, Dil Bahadur; it is only in your mind, like all other things. Our thoughts form what we believe to be reality.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “You can’t find someone who doesn’t want to be found.”

You can’t find someone who doesn’t want to be found.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “For women, the best aphrodisiacs are words. The G-spot is in the ears. He who looks for it below there is wasting his time.”

For women, the best aphrodisiacs are words. The G-spot is in the ears. He who looks for it below there is wasting his time.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “What I fear most is power with impunity. I fear abuse of power, and the power to abuse.”

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

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “When love exists, nothing else matters, not life’s predicaments, not the fury of the years, not a physical winding down or scarcity of opportunity.”

When love exists, nothing else matters, not life’s predicaments, not the fury of the years, not a physical winding down or scarcity of opportunity.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “Aphrodite is about lust and gluttony – the only two sins worth committing, in my opinion.”

Aphrodite is about lust and gluttony – the only two sins worth committing, in my opinion.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “You are my angel and my damnation; in your presence I reach divine ecstasy and in your absence I descent to hell.”

You are my angel and my damnation; in your presence I reach divine ecstasy and in your absence I descent to hell.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “Conceit is a privilege of the ignorant; the wise man is humble because he knows how little he knows.”

Conceit is a privilege of the ignorant; the wise man is humble because he knows how little he knows.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “It is a wonderful truth that things we want most in life-a sense of purpose, happiness and hope-are most easily attained by giving them to others.”

It is a wonderful truth that things we want most in life-a sense of purpose, happiness and hope-are most easily attained by giving them to others.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “In times of conflict, war, poverty or religious fundamentalism, women and children are the first and most numerous victims. Women need all their courage today.”

In times of conflict, war, poverty or religious fundamentalism, women and children are the first and most numerous victims. Women need all their courage today.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “A novel is achieved with hard work, the short story with inspiration.”

A novel is achieved with hard work, the short story with inspiration.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “Words are not that important when you recognize intentions.”

Words are not that important when you recognize intentions.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “Feminism has never been sexy, but let me assure you that it never stopped me from flirting, and I have seldom suffered from lack of men.”

Feminism has never been sexy, but let me assure you that it never stopped me from flirting, and I have seldom suffered from lack of men.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “Heart is what drives us and determines our fate. That is what I need for my characters in my books: a passionate heart. I need mavericks, dissidents, adventurers, outsiders and rebels, who ask questions, bend the rules and take risks.”

Heart is what drives us and determines our fate. That is what I need for my characters in my books: a passionate heart. I need mavericks, dissidents, adventurers, outsiders and rebels, who ask questions, bend the rules and take risks.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “The pain of losing my child was a cleansing experience. I had to throw overboard all excess baggage and keep only what is essential.”

The pain of losing my child was a cleansing experience. I had to throw overboard all excess baggage and keep only what is essential.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “Perhaps we are in this world to search for love, find it and lose it, again and again. With each love, we are born anew, and with each love that ends we collect a new wound. I am covered with proud scars.”

Perhaps we are in this world to search for love, find it and lose it, again and again. With each love, we are born anew, and with each love that ends we collect a new wound. I am covered with proud scars.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “In my lifetime, the world has become better, not worse. And the world is moving, very slowly but surely with more democracy and more liberal way of thinking, more inclusion and more diversity.”

In my lifetime, the world has become better, not worse. And the world is moving, very slowly but surely with more democracy and more liberal way of thinking, more inclusion and more diversity.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “Humanity has this need to hear stories because they connect us with other people, they teach us about our own feelings. We feel less lonely when we see other people going through the same things, even if they’re fictional characters.”

Humanity has this need to hear stories because they connect us with other people, they teach us about our own feelings. We feel less lonely when we see other people going through the same things, even if they’re fictional characters.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “Just as when we come into the world, when we die we are afraid of the unknown. But the fear is something from within us that has nothing to do with reality. Dying is like being born: just a change.”

Just as when we come into the world, when we die we are afraid of the unknown. But the fear is something from within us that has nothing to do with reality. Dying is like being born: just a change.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “My life is about ups and downs, great joys and great losses.”

My life is about ups and downs, great joys and great losses.

— Isabel Allende


Isabel Allende Quote: “When my daughter Paula died, I was in the deepest pain, and my mother said, “This kind of sorrow is like a long, narrow, dark channel. You have to walk this channel alone and be sure that there is light at the other ending. Just keep walking.””

When my daughter Paula died, I was in the deepest pain, and my mother said, “This kind of sorrow is like a long, narrow, dark channel. You have to walk this channel alone and be sure that there is light at the other ending. Just keep walking.”

— Isabel Allende

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