Quotation by Luis Buñuel

The bar ... is an exercise in solitude. Above all else, it must be quiet, dark, very comfortable—and, contrary to modern mores, no music of any kind, no matter how faint. In sum, there should be no more than a dozen tables, and a clientele that doesn't like to talk.
Luis Buñuel (1900–1983), Spanish filmmaker. My Last Sigh, ch. 6 (1983).

From his autobiography.
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