Luis Bunuel Best Quotes

Luis Buñuel Portolés was a filmmaker who worked in Spain, Mexico and France. When Luis Buñuel died at age 83, his obituary in the New York Times called him “an iconoclast, moralist, and revolutionary … Enjoy Luis Bunuel’s best quotes below.

“Age is something that doesn’t matter, unless you are a cheese.”
“I can only wait for the final amnesia, the one that can erase an entire life.”
“Thank God I’m an atheist.”
“Fortunately, somewhere between chance and mystery lies imagination, the only thing that protects our freedom, despite the fact that people keep trying to reduce it or kill it off altogether.”
“God and Country are an unbeatable team; they break all records for oppression and bloodshed.”
“The decline of the aperitif may well be one of the most depressing phenomena of our time.”
“In the name of Hippocrates, doctors have invented the most exquisite form of torture ever known to man: survival.”
“If you were to ask me if I’d ever had the bad luck to miss my daily cocktail, I’d have to say that I doubt it; where certain things are concerned, I plan ahead.”
“A paranoiac like a poet, is born, not made.”
“Frankly, despite my horror of the press, I’d love to rise from the grave every ten years or so and go buy a few newspapers.”

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