When I go to get a driving licence or to report something missing to the police, they want to write down my profession. I say, 'I am a film-maker' and they say, 'What?' Then they write: 'Freelance'.
In Thailand, being an artist or a film-maker is not considered a career.
DIRECTOR APICHATPONG WEERASETHAKUL
Everything I do is to make her laugh... especially the sex.
ACTOR RYAN REYNOLDS, husband of actress Blake Lively
In English, you always have to sound as if you are making an effort. English is basically a trap: class trap, dialect trap, feeling trap. It's almost a language for spies, for people to find out what people are really thinking.
ANGLO-GERMAN POET MICHAEL HOFMANN