"Mexican food is far more varied than people think. It changes like dialects. I was brought up in Jalisco by the sea on a basic diet - tomatoes, chillis, peppers of every size and rice, which is a Mexican staple. The Pacific coast has a huge array of seafood."
"I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."Gael Garcia Bernal on Oscar Wilde
"You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."Gael Garcia Bernal on Ronald Reagan
"It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available."Gael Garcia Bernal on Ronald Reagan
"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."Gael Garcia Bernal on Yogi Berra
"Beware the hobby that eats."Gael Garcia Bernal on Benjamin Franklin
"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."