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Q: I have read that you also, at least sometimes, had a chain around your neck, and you were tied to a tree?
I knew of no instruction manual for reaching a higher level of humanity and a greater wisdom. But I felt intuitively that laughter was the beginning of wisdom, as is was indispensable for survival.
Our life capital is measured in seconds. Once those seconds are gone, we never get them back!
I was discovering that the most precious gift someone can give us is time, because what gives time its value is death.
I no longer knew whether it was raindrops or my own tears that were flowing down my cheeks, and I hated to have to drag along this relic of a sniveling child.
A: There were more women among the hostages, but the last four years of my captivity I was the only woman on the camp, so it was very difficult.
A: There are things that I don't want to talk about.
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Everything has been said yet few have taken advantage of it. Since all our knowledge is essentially banal, it can only be of value to minds that are not.
December 25, 1961
Ingrid Betancourt Pulecio is a Colombian politician, former senator and anti-corruption activist.
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