Federico Garcia Lorca was a Spanish poet and playwright. In 1909, while he was in his secondary school his interest in literature and music was ignited. He gained international acclamation as a figurative member of the 'Generation of 27', a group that embodied mostly poets. He was a multitalented person who loved music and paintings as well. Although many people knew him as a musician, he secretly wrote poems and prose, which reflect his thoughts on several things and have become popular quotes over time. His writing skills helped him compose plays for theatres at an early age. Exalted for his plays and writings, not much is known about his love for paintings. He left behind over 300 drawings done secretly, which came to light recently. Lorca was believed to be assassinated in 1936, by the Nationalist militia. His poems, prose and quotes are sure to give you hope in the times of despair. Read on the compilation of his thoughts and quotes.