Antonio Banderas Quotes

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Born: August 10, 1960, Malaga, Malaga, Andalucia, Spain
Birth Country: Spain
Occupation: Actor

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Cats are very independent animals. They're very sexy, if you want. Dogs are different. They're familiar. They're obedient. You call a cat, you go, 'Cat, come here.' He doesn't come to you unless you have something in your hand that he thinks might be food. They're very free animals, and I like that.
- Antonio Banderas

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I cry a lot, you know. Which is very difficult for a man to recognise, but I do. I cry in movies, you know, just watching movies.
- Antonio Banderas

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I do yoga every morning, then I run for half an hour and take a sauna.
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I drink a bucket of white tea in the morning. I read about this tea of the Emperor of China, which is supposedly the tea of eternal youth. It's called Silver Needle. It's unbelievably expensive, but I get it on the Web.
- Antonio Banderas

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I get caught up in my bubble of reading, writing, or music.
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I have a fantastic studio in my home, and it's my biggest toy. I have about a half a million dollars worth of musical equipment in my house.
- Antonio Banderas

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I love the diversity of America. I love the plain, normal sense of humor Americans have. It is not wicked, like in some countries. And I also love how new America is.
- Antonio Banderas

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I often feel very guilty because of the time that I spend outside of my home and the little time that sometimes I have for my kids.
- Antonio Banderas

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I think I'm a romantic person, yeah.
- Antonio Banderas

10.
I used to be scared of women. When I was very young they terrified me, but discovering the female universe was incredible and still is to this day, as you never stop learning about them.
- Antonio Banderas

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I wake up every morning, look in the mirror and ask, 'Am I a sex symbol?' Then I go back to bed again. It's stupid to think that way.
- Antonio Banderas

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I wouldn't want my daughters to date a guy like me. I was dangerous around women in my twenties. I'm terrified that they might end up with someone like me.
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I've done many different movies in many different contexts.
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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.
- Antonio Banderas

15.
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.
- Antonio Banderas

16.
Listen, I think movies serve many different purposes, from those movies that are frivolous and just an entertainment, to movies that just go to exploring the complexities of the human soul. Everything is valid if it's done with honesty and dignity, and I actually do both of those types of movies in my career.
- Antonio Banderas

17.
Making movies is difficult and you get disorientated sometimes - even when you're working with fantastic talent.
- Antonio Banderas

18.
One thing I have clear is that I don't want to work for money anymore.
- Antonio Banderas

19.
Picasso is a character that has pursued me for a long time and I always rejected. He deserves a lot of respect because I am from Malaga, and I was born four blocks from where he was born.
- Antonio Banderas

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Sometimes I have wrinkles, in the morning. It depends on what kind of night that I had. I accept myself and the way that I am growing older. I have eye bags and some people have proposed to me to take them out but I said no.
- Antonio Banderas

21.
There are some movies that I would like to forget, for the rest of my life - really! But even those movies that I'd like to forget teach me things.
- Antonio Banderas

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There are some movies that I would like to forget, for the rest of my life. But even those movies teach me things.
- Antonio Banderas

23.
We are now integrated into American society and I don't like the word fashionable, because fashionable means that it's going to pass. It's not like that anymore.
- Antonio Banderas

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