"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."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Guillermo Cabrera Infante on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."Guillermo Cabrera Infante on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Guillermo Cabrera Infante on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Guillermo Cabrera Infante on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Guillermo Cabrera Infante on Ambrose Bierce
"Writers rush in where publishers fear to tread and where translators fear to tread."
"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."
"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."