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Gabriela Mistral - Quotes

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Many things we need can wait. The child cannot. Now is the time his bones are formed, his mind developed. To him we cannot say tomorrow, his name is today. ---->>>

At this moment, by an undeserved stroke of fortune, I am the direct voice of the poets of my race and the indirect voice for the noble Spanish and Portuguese tongues. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Chilean
Born: April 7, 1889
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Die: 01-10, 1957
Occupation: Poet
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Gabriela Mistral (Spanish: [ɡaˈβɾjela misˈtɾal]; 7 April 1889 – 10 January 1957) was the pseudonym of Lucila Godoy y Alcayaga, a Chilean poet-diplomat, educator and humanist. In 1945 she became the first Latin American author to receive a Nobel Prize in Literature, "for her lyric poetry which, inspired by powerful emotions, has made her name a symbol of the idealistic aspirations of the entire Latin American world" (wikipedia)