Go ahead quote me

Patti Smith.
Patti Smith.
Benjamin Millepied.
Benjamin Millepied.
Vanessa Redgrave.
Vanessa Redgrave.

You can decide your own fate. Are you going to let it all fall apart? Or are you going to own it?

SINGER-SONGWRITER PATTI SMITH


My wife is very much a smart normal person, who spends time with her amazing friends from college. You don't see her running around to parties.

CHOREOGRAPHER BENJAMIN MILLEPIED, on being married to actress Natalie Portman


If you're not happy to embrace contradictions, you're not going to get very far in understanding anything.

ACTRESS VANESSA REDGRAVE, on being a church-going Marxist

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 18, 2016, with the headline 'GoAheadQuoteMe'. Print Edition | Subscribe