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Quotation by Federico García Lorca
The only things that the United States has given to the world are skyscrapers, jazz, and cocktails. That is all. And in Cuba, in our America, they make much better cocktails.
Federico García Lorca (1898–1936), Spanish poet, playwright. Interview, 1933; published in Obras Completas, vol. 3 (1986). Quoted in Poet in New York, introduction (1940, trans. 1988).
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