There is no point to samba if it doesn't make you smile.
If you're going to be a myth or want to be a myth, you'd better die young.
You know, one, two, three, four, five years go by and then Marcos gets a little boring.
I may not have a practical mind, but it's very fixated on concrete things. I like detail.
One does, after all, take on many of the givens of a society when one takes on its language.
The most that somebody in Mexico City will get paid for a job in construction is 100 pesos a day.
What I wonder is what would happen in California, say, if all the Mexicans left from one day to the next?
So, you know, I always say that I'm a Mexican, but if I had to be a citizen of anywhere else, I'd be a citizen of Manhattan. I feel very much a New Yorker.
I love food and I love everything involved with food. I love the fun of it. I love restaurants. I love cooking, although I don't cook very much. I love kitchens.
Talking in one language and talking in another, I think inevitably, produce two different personalities, as far as I've seen in other people. I assume it does the same for me.