Go Ahead Quote Me

Jessica Biel.
Jessica Biel.
Mark Rylance.
Mark Rylance.

A lot of my friends had kids and everyone would tell me, 'I'm going to a kids' party', and I'd be like, 'Maybe I'll come', and they'd be like, 'You don't want to come, it's a crazy place, there're kids everywhere and the food's not good - and it's not fun.'

ACTRESS JESSICA BIEL on the idea behind her restaurant for children and their parents


My imagination will get claustrophobic, but if I turn to a poem I feel there's a lot of room to manoeuvre. It's not only claustrophobia - it can be a feeling that I am in deep mud or shallow water, and I'm catching only the surface of the deep blue.

ACTOR MARK RYLANCE on poetry


Life - when it's good, it's called excitement. When it's bad, it's called experience.

NIRVANA IN FIRE ACTOR WANG KAI

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 05, 2016, with the headline 'Go Ahead Quote Me'. Print Edition | Subscribe