"I was brought up the Mexican way, where actors are paid very little and every part you take is an act of faith. If people respect that, then great."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Gael Garcia Bernal on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Gael Garcia Bernal on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Gael Garcia Bernal on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Gael Garcia Bernal on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Gael Garcia Bernal on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."