Go ahead quote me

Donnie Yen.
Donnie Yen.
Bob Odenkirk.
Bob Odenkirk.
Eileen Myles.
Eileen Myles.

I used to live in a self-centred world and couldn't see outside. Actually, when I see myself from the moon, I'm just a grain of sand.''

ACTOR DONNIE YEN on how marriage has widened his world view


Ultimately what we're all doing is trying to turn our psychological problems into a pay cheque. You want to be broken in just the right way to make the most amount of money.

''ACTOR BOB ODENKIRK on what comedians do


I think it would be a great time for men, basically, to go on vacation. There isn't enough work for everybody. I think men should stop writing books. I think men should stop making movies or television.

''POET EILEEN MYLES on how women can gain more social recognition

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 25, 2016, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe