"I get caught up in my bubble of reading, writing, or music."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Antonio Banderas on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Antonio Banderas on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Antonio Banderas on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Antonio Banderas on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."Antonio Banderas on Ray Charles
"If bad things are going to be said about me, I have to bear that. If I don't understand that it's part of being in show business, then I'd better go work in a bank."
"Cats are very independent animals. They're very sexy, if you want. Dogs are different. They're familiar. They're obedient. You call a cat, you go, 'Cat, come here.' He doesn't come to you unless you have something in your hand that he thinks might be food. They're very free animals, and I like that."
"I often feel very guilty because of the time that I spend outside of my home and the little time that sometimes I have for my kids."
"I have a fantastic studio in my home, and it's my biggest toy. I have about a half a million dollars worth of musical equipment in my house."
"I love the diversity of America. I love the plain, normal sense of humor Americans have. It is not wicked, like in some countries. And I also love how new America is."