Laura Esquivel Quotes and lines

tumblr_mw2wzs5qNB1rgwgluo1_250Laura Esquivel now 63 uses magical realism to combine the ordinary and the supernatural, with narrative devices similar to Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez and Chilean author Isabel Allende. Laura was born in Mexico city and is a believer in equal rights and love :)

“Each of us is born with a box of matches inside us but we can’t strike them all by ourselves”
― Laura Esquivel

“You don’t have to think about love; you either feel it or you don’t.”
― Laura Esquivel, Like Water for Chocolate

Technology and industry have distanced people from nature and magic and human values.

For me, love is the most important force. It moves the universe.
Laura Esquivel

I watch cooking change the cook, just as it transforms the food.
Laura Esquivel

“The most elementary of good manners . . . at a social gathering one does not bring up the subject of personalities, sad topics or unfortunate facts, religion, or politics.”
― Laura Esquivel, Like Water for Chocolate

“There are some things in life that shouldn’t be given so much importance, if they don’t change what is essential.”
― Laura Esquivel, Like Water for Chocolate

I can’t speak for readers in general, but personally I like to read stories behind which there is some truth, something real and above all, something emotional. I don’t like to read essays on literature; I don’t like to read critical or rational or impersonal or cold disquisitions on subjects.
Laura Esquivel

Desires and words go hand in hand … they are moved by the same intention to join together, to communicate, to establish bridges between people, whether they are spoken or written.
“LAURA ESQUIVEL” Swift as Desire

Words travel as swiftly as desire, so it is possible to send a message of love without them.

Sadness does not make good company; it numbs the soul.
LAURA ESQUIVEL, The Law of Love

Desires and words go hand in hand … they are moved by the same intention to join together, to communicate, to establish bridges between people, whether they are spoken or written.

Laura Esquivel Quotes and lines