„The killer of souls does not kill a hundred souls. He kills his own soul a hundred times.“

El matador de almas no mata cien almas; mata una alma sola, cien veces.
Voces (1943)

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El matador de almas no mata cien almas; mata una alma sola, cien veces.

Voces (1943)

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