"Mexican food is far more varied than people think. It changes like dialects. I was brought up in Jalisco by the sea on a basic diet - tomatoes, chillis, peppers of every size and rice, which is a Mexican staple. The Pacific coast has a huge array of seafood."
"I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond."Gael Garcia Bernal on Mae West
"Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie."Gael Garcia Bernal on Jim Davis
"My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people."Gael Garcia Bernal on Orson Welles
"No disease that can be treated by diet should be treated with any other means."Gael Garcia Bernal on Maimonides
"Adopting a new healthier lifestyle can involve changing diet to include more fresh fruit and vegetables as well as increasing levels of exercise."Gael Garcia Bernal on Linford Christie
"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?"
"Recently I've been doing risottos. Some of them have been amazing. Some of them, not all of them."
"Alexander Gonzalez Inarritu is a great director. He's the one I first worked with. He's amazing."
"We think that democracy can change a lot of things, but we're being fooled, because democracy is not the election. We've been taught that democracy is having elections. And it isn't. Elections are the most horrendous aspect of democracy. It's the most mundane, trivial, disappointing, dirty aspect."
"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."
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