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Antonio Banderas quotes: lessons from the famous face.

“Since you are not experienced in things of the world, all things that are a bit difficult seem impossible to you.  Trust time; it usually provides a sweet way out of many bitter challenges.”

“Every time, I reaffirm in myself that the more comfortable you are, the less you are creating.  You have to feel a little bit of pain in the creation.”

“No one will value us if we don’t do it ourselves.”

“Expectation is the mother of all frustration.”

“It’s all about balance in life.”

“It’s better to be climbing, even if you have a lot of falls, than to be descending.”

“I’ve never worried about what audiences would accept or had a game plan regarding the career.  I never had an idea of how I should look to my fans or anybody else.”

“I completely take on the risk.”

“I have been a student my whole life, I don’t stop studying and I’m going to continue.  I don’t consider myself a master of anything.”

“People change, couples change, and you have to be able to accept what is coming without trying to hang on things that you had before that they may disappear but they may transform into something that is even better.”

“I think the worst enemy for success is the anxiousness to get it.”

“It’s about paying attention to the little things, the details.”

“The man who doesn’t want anything is invincible.”

“You can be very creative with business.”

“Everything changes as you get older: your mind, your body, the way you view the world.”

“I think the problems with being older come when your body cannot do what your mind wants.  Then, Houston, we have a problem.”

“I like going everywhere.  And I love starting new things.”

“I get caught up in my bubble of reading, writing, or music.”

“If bad things are going to be said about me, I have to bear that.  If I don’t understand that it’s part of being in show business, then I’d better go work in a bank.”

“I totally approve of the ‘#MeToo movement,’ of course.  Who the hell in his right mind can disapprove of that?  But at the same time we have to have a lot of care so that we don’t become the thing we’re criticizing.  You have to be very careful when you try to establish what is fair and what is just.”

“It was an honor and privilege to arrive to this country 16 years ago with almost no money in my pocket.  A lot has happened since then.”

“I’ve always been an optimistic guy.  I suppose that I am ambitious.”

“This work is great.  But it’s not the ultimate.  Not yet.  I still don’t think I have done the thing I will be remembered for.”

“The best role of my life has been, and still is, bringing comfort and help to people who really need and deserve it.”

“When a person becomes a public figure and gains a certain level of persuasion and mass appeal, he/she must use that privilege to help others.”

“I am lucky, that is all.  Lucky because there are a lot of people – producers, directors, people who buy tickets – who put confidence in me.”

“Broadway is not about money.  It’s about performing.  I love that possibility of independence.  I have to use it.  Money was an issue when I didn’t have it.  Now that I do, the good thing is I don’t have to think about it.  The rest of my life has to be focusing on what I love.”

“I don’t want anything I don’t deserve, but if they offer me more money, I’m not stupid.”

“I am reflecting very much about my acting career.  And I feel very fresh and very new.”

“Sometimes I complain that I need to stop or need some rest, but after two days I want to eat myself alive.  This is what I do, this is my life.  I don’t want to live my life like I’m already dead.  I’m just going to live it, and if I die, I die.”

“I don’t know, if I had the secret recipe that I actually could give everybody, I think it has to do very much with believing in yourself and giving time.”

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