Laura Esquivel - Quotes

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For me, love is the most important force. It moves the universe. ---->>>

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

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. ---->>>

There are still some natural forces that everybody understands. Technology and industry have distanced people from nature and magic and human values. ---->>>

As a very young girl, I understood that the interior activities of the home are as significant as the exterior activities of society. ---->>>

I watch cooking change the cook, just as it transforms the food. ---->>>

As a teacher I realize that what one learns in school doesn't serve for very much at all, that the only thing one can really learn is self-understanding, and this is something that can't be taught.

As a teacher I realize that what one learns in school doesn't serve for very much at all, that the only thing one can really learn is self-understanding, and this is something that can't be taught.

I acknowledge the four elements. Water in the North; incense to recognize the air in the East; flowers for the earth in the South; a candle for light from the West. It helps me keep perspective. ---->>>

In film you can use images exclusively and narrate a whole story very quickly, but you don't always so easily find the form in cinema to dig deeper into human thoughts and emotions. And in a novel you can much more easily express a character's inner thoughts and feelings. ---->>>

I grew up in a modern home, but my grandmother lived across the street in an old house that was built when churches were illegal in Mexico. She had a chapel in the home, right between the kitchen and dining room. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Mexican
Born: 09-30, 1950
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Occupation: Author
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Laura Esquivel (born September 30, 1950) is a Mexican novelist, screenwriter and a politician who serves in the Chamber of Deputies (2012-2018) for the Morena Party. Her first novel Como agua para chocolate (Like Water for Chocolate) became a bestseller in Mexico and the United States, and was later developed into an award-winning film (wikipedia)