"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."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Gael Garcia Bernal on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Gael Garcia Bernal on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Gael Garcia Bernal on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Gael Garcia Bernal on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Gael Garcia Bernal on Oscar Wilde
"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."