Bryant H. McGill
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
Jerry B. Jenkins
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
Quotes by Mexican authors
"In Mexico you have death very close. That's true for all human beings because it's a part of life, but in Mexico, death can be found in many things"
"Doing films in Latin America is like an act of faith. I mean, you really have to believe in what you're doing because if not, you feel like it's a waste of time because you might as well be doing something that at least pays you the rent"
"Life certainly points it out to you - 'you can go this way or the other way.' You have to decide and it's a very strong decision because, would you sleep well knowing that you're living in the best place, but you're letting the place where you should live alone?"
"In Mexico, theater is very underground, so if you're a theater actor it's very difficult to make a living. But it's also a very beautiful pathway to knowledge and to an open education"
"You know, Motorcycle Diaries has no incredible stories, no sudden plot twists, it doesn't play that way. It's about recognizing that instance of change and embracing it"
"In Latin America, you don't do things for the money because there is no money"
"I always wanted to act, but I never thought it would be my profession. I thought that I'd end up doing other things, but that in the meantime I'd do plays"
"I was little there were times I wanted my parents to be normal. I wanted them to have a religion. I wanted them to have a job, like the parents of every other kid I went to school with"
"Every decision that you make you have to be incredible congruent. It doesn't mean that you have to starve. If you need money, you do something that gives you money, that's normal"
"I think we all wish we could erase some dark times in our lives. But all of life's experiences, bad and good make you who you are. Erasing any of life's experiences would be a great mistake"
"I don't like rock. Honestly, I like to listen to it, but it's not for me. There's a lot of musical genres that I find interesting, but they don't suit me. It's one thing to listen to different genres, but to perform a genre that isn't yours is counterproductive"
"The most enjoyable part of my career is singing live"
"I maintain my sanity by keeping my distance"
"I am very adamant about keeping my private life private. I don't prefer to talk about my family"
"Who is more in touch with the problems of this country? One of those guys who goes off to Oxford or to University of Yale, or someone who has lived in buses, in the Metro, in the street?"
"My life would be in danger if I return to Mexico"
"I forgot my pills, I couldn't have cared less about condoms, all for feverishly wanting to get some!"
"I don't know much about modern art, but I guess I am modern art"
"A lot of people thought this dream must be madness, but we are not crazy"
"There's a lot about the character. It doesn't always happen, but there are some characters you really create a relationship with, almost as if they were your friend. And you never get into their heads again or think like them"
"Producing is hell, writing is frustrating, acting is really satisfying, directing is heaven"
"I've stolen a couple of hearts and they are in my private collection!"
"I really do love Diana Ross; I grew up listening to her records. I grew up in a little town in Mexico, so while we got the music, we never got the experience of watching her"
"I proved to myself that if I believe in something and set my mind to it I could actually accomplish it"
"I have a small house so I borrow everything except art, that's what I love"
"For me, I have to say that I like to work a lot too, but I like not working better. The perfect scenario is when you just worked and you know something's coming up, then you have four, five, six months off. But you know you're going to have a job later"
"My heart has been stolen too - but I've gone and got it back every single time!"
"I know the only reason that I haven't gotten many good parts is because I am Latin - and they tell it to my face a lot of times"
"People often say that 'beauty is in the eye of the beholder,' and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look, including inside ourselves"
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