"The relationship between reader and characters is very difficult. It is even more peculiar than the relationship between the writer and his characters."
"You can't stop loving or wanting to love because when its right it's the best thing in the world. When you're in a relationship and its good, even if nothing else in your life is right, you feel like your whole world is complete."Guillermo Cabrera Infante on Keith Sweat
"Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul."Guillermo Cabrera Infante on Mahatma Gandhi
"One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives."Guillermo Cabrera Infante on Euripides
"Courage means to keep working a relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods."Guillermo Cabrera Infante on Denis Waitley
"You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity."Guillermo Cabrera Infante on Epicurus
"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."
"Puns are a form of humor with words."
"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."