Quotation by Luis Buñuel

Poor workers! First they're cuckolded, and, as if that weren't enough, then they're beaten! Work's a curse, Saturno. I say to hell with the work you have to do to earn a living! That kind of work does us no honor; all it does is fill up the bellies of the pigs who exploit us. But the work you do because you like to do it, because you've heard the call, you've got a vocation—that's ennobling! We should all be able to work like that. Look at me, Saturno—I don't work. And I don't care if they hang me, I won't work! Yet I'm alive! I may live badly, but at least I don't have to work to do it!
Luis Buñuel (1900–1983), Spanish filmmaker. Don Lope, in Tristana (1970).

Largely derived from the novel of the same name by the Spanish novelist and dramatist Galdós, but where Galdós criticized his character for laziness, Buñuel praises him.
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