Music is a wind that blows away the years, memories, and fear, that crouching animal I carry inside me.
They could not understand the advantage of living contrary to their inclinations in this world in order to enjoy a hypothetical well-being in another.
America must raise an empire of permanent duration, supported upon the grand pillars of Tr...- Nathanael Greene
Even if a unity of faith is not possible, a unity of love is.- Hans Urs von Balthasar
Men, take care not to make women weep, for God counts their tears.- Thomas S. Monson
What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.- Aiden Wilson Tozer
Faith is an organ of knowledge, and love an organ of experience.- Aiden Wilson Tozer
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|Birth:||2nd August, 1942|
|Profession:||Author, Journalist, Novelist|
Isabel Allende was born in Lima, Peru. She is a Chilean-American author, novelist and journalist. She has been called "the world's most widely read Spanish-language author". Beginning in 1967, she was on the editorial staff of Paula magazine, and of the children's magazine Mampato from 1969 to 1974, where she later became the editor. As a journalist, she once sought an interview with Pablo Neruda, a notable Chilean poet. During her time in Venezuela, she was a freelance journalist for El Nacional in Caracas from 1976 to 1983 and an administrator of the Marrocco School in Caracas from 1979 to 1983. She has written several novels include: The House of the Spirits, Of Love and Shadows, Eva Luna, The Infinite Plan, Daughter of Fortune, Portrait in Sepia, City of the Beasts, Forest of the Pygmies, Zorro, Inés of My Soul, Island Beneath the Sea, Maya's Notebook, and The Japanese Lover. Her nonfiction works, including Paula(memoir), Aphrodite(memoir), My Invented Country(memoir), and The Sum of Our Days(memoir). In 2004, she was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2010, she received Chile's National Literature Prize. President Barack Obama awarded her the 2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom.
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