César Abraham Vallejo Mendoza On Life

CF03AACD-0A2F-4434-B6A0-1E67AEC6B02ACésar Abraham Vallejo Mendoza (March 16, 1892 – April 15, 1938)

I have the desire to work and to live my life with dignity. I am not a bohemian: poverty is very painful, and it’s no part for me, unlike for others. … My will veers between the point at which one is reduced to the sole desire for death and the intention of conquering the world by sword and fire.