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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
  

  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
  

  Melanie is more of a disciplinarian with the little girl than me, probably because it is my first baby. She gets everything easy from Papa. I am more weak. She takes advantage of me.  
 -  Antonio Banderas
  

  I like going everywhere. And I love starting new things.  
 -  Antonio Banderas
  

  Please, no, por favor, por favor, please no, I implore you. I was doing it for my family! My mother she is sick and my father he lives off the garbage. The king offered me much money and I have a little brother...  
 -  Antonio Banderas
  

  I mean, the Constitution of this country was written 200 years ago. The house I was living in in Madrid is 350 years old! America is still a project, and you guys are working on it and bringing new things to it every day. That is beautiful to watch.  
 -  Antonio Banderas
  

  I think Shrek makes an effect in older people. And there are many things in the movie that you saw that are not for kids. Kids would not understand certain things.  
 -  Antonio Banderas
  

  I have 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.  
 -  Antonio Banderas
  

  I dont want anything I dont deserve, [but] if they offer me more money, I am not stupid.  
 -  Antonio Banderas
  

  If you call a cat, he may not come. Which doesnt happen with dogs. They're different types of animals. Cats are very sexy I think too in the way they move.  
 -  Antonio Banderas
  

  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.  
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  It is a character that I always found really likable. I am fond of Zorro because he was a popular figure who worked for the people.  
 -  Antonio Banderas
  

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

  I completely take on the risk, the poker game, which being an artist means, and I am going to try to make a film which honestly reflects what I have in my head.  
 -  Antonio Banderas
  

  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
  

  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
  

  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
  

  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
  

  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
  

  We're living in hard times.  
 -  Antonio Banderas
  

  I mean, the Constitution of this country was written 200 years ago. The house I was living in in Madrid is 350 years old! America is still a project, and you guys are working on it and bringing new things to it every day. That is beautiful to watch.  
 -  Antonio Banderas
  

  I think that comedy is one of the more serious things that you can do in our day, especially in the world that we're living in.  
 -  Antonio Banderas
  

  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
  

  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
  

  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
  

  I do yoga every morning, then I run for half an hour and take a sauna.  
 -  Antonio Banderas
  

  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
  

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

  I get caught up in my bubble of reading, writing, or music.  
 -  Antonio Banderas
  

  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
  

  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