Jorge Amado Quotes.
I am like my characters – sometimes even the female ones.
Night was running ahead of itself.
The world is like that — incomprehensible and full of surprises .
That’s the very reason why love is eternal, because it is forever renewed. Passions die, love remains.
The best translations are always the ones in the language the author can’t read.
…it is a very risky thing for anyone to go about proclaiming the truth simply because he finds himself in possession of concrete documentary proofs or on the evidence of his own eyes, which is always overestimated.
I’m under no illusions about the importance of my work. But if it has any worth, it is that it truly reflects the Brazilian people.
Life was good, one had only to live it.
I believe that she has the kind of magic that causes revolutions and promotes great discoveries. ThereвЂ™s nothing I enjoy more than to observe Gabriela in the midst of a group of people. Do you know what she reminds me of? A fragrant rose in a bouquet of artificial flowers.
I am a writer who has written about the life of my people, the character of my people. What I can say is that the greatest hero of the Brazilian novel is the Brazilian people.
Love is not to be proven or measured…It exists, and that is enough.