- am the son of Santa Sofia de la Piedad.
- am the husband of Fernanda.
- am an honest, driven man who knows how to have a good time and is charitable and accepting of anyone who needs a place to stay, food, and any other want in the world.
- am known for throwing luxurious parties where everyone is invited and holding grand raffles and lotteries that benefit the whole town.
- have been married to Fernanda for many years, but I cannot seem to stay with only her and frequently visit and at times live with Petra Cotes. I love both women, and treat both of them with the respect they deserve.
- I am the father of three children which include Renata (MeMe), Amaranta Ursula, and Jose Arcadio. I love them all very much, and constantly try to spend time with Renata by going to the movies with her. I try to make sure all of my children have money to accomplish their goals in life, like my daughter, Amaranta Ursula wanted to go to Brussels and I promised her I would get ger the money to go continue her studies abroad.
"Aureliano Segundo was so enthusiastic over the progress of his daughter that from a traveling salesman he bought a six-volume English encyclopedia with many color prints which Meme read in her spare time" (Marquez 275).
"It was rare that Aureliano Segundo would not call for her then to take her to the movies" (Marquez 274).
- love to keep busy and never allow myself to be conquered by idleness. "Aureliano Segundo was one of those who worked hardest not to be conquered by idleness" (Marquez 315).