Go Ahead Quote Me

Joseph Fiennes.
Joseph Fiennes.
Ennio Morricone.
Ennio Morricone.

I don't need any more than I have. I don't have an entourage to pay for. Well, I do, but they are four and six years old.

ACTOR JOSEPH FIENNES on not following the money in Hollywood


Pop music is standardised. It's made to please the largest audience possible. I also compose to please a large audience, but when you listen to my music, you understand that I have studied and applied the whole history of composition.

OSCAR-WINNING COMPOSER ENNIO MORRICONE


We need to encourage children to look - really look and capture what they see. Rather than taking pictures on their phones.

AUTHOR PHILIP PULLMAN on teaching children to draw

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 21, 2016, with the headline 'Go Ahead Quote Me'. Print Edition | Subscribe