Go ahead quote me

Anthony Bourdain.
Anthony Bourdain.
Blake Lively.
Blake Lively.
Hozier.
Hozier.

I'm guilty of hyperbole, but I'm aware of my limitations. I'm clumsily groping towards, if not enlightenment, at least a good sentence.

CHEF AND AUTHOR ANTHONY BOURDAIN


I was obsessed with the books. I'm so upset that there isn't a real place like that. At the movies I did all the midnight screenings, I dressed up as Hermione. I broke twigs off my tree and made them look like wands.

ACTRESS BLAKE LIVELY on being a big Harry Potter fan


I try to make a habit of distancing myself from a song. A hit song is not a career, a debut album is not a career, you have to keep looking forward to making the next thing.

SINGER-SONGWRITER HOZIER on his hit Take Me To Church

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 25, 2016, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe