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Gabriela Mistral
Born Lucila de María del Perpetuo Socorro Godoy Alcayaga
(1889-04-07)April 7, 1889
Vicuña, Chile
Died January 10, 1957(1957-01-10) (aged 67)
Hempstead, New York
Occupation Educator, Diplomat, Poet
Nationality Chilean
Period 1914–1957
Notable awards Nobel Prize in Literature
1945

At this moment, by an undeserved stroke of fortune, I am the direct voice of the poets of my race and the indirect voice for the noble Spanish and Portuguese tongues.
Gabriela Mistral
Many things we need can wait. The child cannot. Now is the time his bones are formed, his mind developed. To him we cannot say tomorrow, his name is today.
Gabriela Mistral