"You want to do your job well so that people in the future say, 'OK, he's not bad, let's hire him.'"
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Javier Bardem on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Javier Bardem on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Javier Bardem on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Javier Bardem on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Javier Bardem on William Shakespeare
"I don't know how to drive a car."
"When you put gas in your car you are making a political statement, because you are supporting the empires that control and continue the destruction of some countries."
"I was emotionally and physically punched in the stomach. This is not a place where you go and deliver the lines and then you come back. It's kind of a life-changing experience. But it can't get better than this for any actor - this is like an opera."
"There is no middle ground in Hollywood you're a failure or you're a success. That mentality is wild."
"I do respect people's faith, but I don't respect their manipulation of that faith in order to create fear and control."