04/17/2014 05:13 pm ET Updated Apr 18, 2014

Gabriel García Márquez Will Live On Forever With These Words Of Wisdom

In memory of Gabriel García Márquez, who passed away on Thursday, we're revisiting a post we originally published for the author's birthday in March.

As Gabriel García Márquez, a man who heightened our reality and pushed the boundaries of our imagination through his writing, expressed in Love in the Time of Cholera "I discovered to my joy, that it is life, not death, that has no limits."

In many ways, the Colombian novelist and Nobel laureate's life did seem limitless. 'Gabo,' as he was often called, pioneered the magical realism genre and gave literature a whole new perspective on the world and the written word -- but his works also held nuggets of wisdom about love, war and life that are immortalized in the pages of One Hundred Years of Solitude, Love in the Time of Cholera and other classics.

Here are lessons from 'Gabo' that will live on forever:

Gabo Will Live On Forever