"Picasso is a character that has pursued me for a long time and I always rejected. He deserves a lot of respect because I am from Malaga, and I was born four blocks from where he was born."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Antonio Banderas on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Antonio Banderas on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Antonio Banderas on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Antonio Banderas on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Antonio Banderas on Abraham Lincoln
"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."