"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."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."Gael Garcia Bernal on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."Gael Garcia Bernal on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."Gael Garcia Bernal on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."Gael Garcia Bernal on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."Gael Garcia Bernal on William Shakespeare
"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."