"I read the Odyssey because it was the story of a man who returned home after being absent for more than twenty years and was recognized only by his dog."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Guillermo Cabrera Infante on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Guillermo Cabrera Infante on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Guillermo Cabrera Infante on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Guillermo Cabrera Infante on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Guillermo Cabrera Infante on Robert Frost
"If you look closely, there is no book more visual than Three Trapped Tigers, in that it is filled with blank pages, dark pages, it has stars made of words, the famous magical cube made of numbers, and there is even a page which is a mirror."
"Writers rush in where publishers fear to tread and where translators fear to tread."
"Puns are a form of humor with words."
"The relationship between reader and characters is very difficult. It is even more peculiar than the relationship between the writer and his characters."
"What I do believe is that there is always a relationship between writing and reading, a constant interplay between the writer on the one hand and the reader on the other."