"Puns are a form of humor with words."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Guillermo Cabrera Infante on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Guillermo Cabrera Infante on Mark Twain
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."Guillermo Cabrera Infante on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Guillermo Cabrera Infante on Mahatma Gandhi
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."Guillermo Cabrera Infante on Henry Ward Beecher
"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."
"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."
"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."