Go ahead quote me

Roger Federer.
Roger Federer.
Yuen King Tan.
Yuen King Tan.

I can't just be ice, it becomes horribly boring. I need the fire, the excitement, the passion, the whole rollercoaster. But I need it at a level where I can handle it.

TENNIS PLAYER ROGER FEDERER on calmness


I go out, they all say, wow, you're actually so pretty. That's better than dressing up every day and having others say, you're scary when you don't wear make-up.

COMIC ACTRESS YUEN KING TAN


You know how everyone goes to India for three months? I want to go to India for three hours. So I can leave when I get thirsty, and then I can get back on the plane without any risk of getting a stomach bug.

AUTHOR DAVID SEDARIS on his dream trip

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 22, 2016, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe