Go Ahead Quote Me

Actress Judi Dench
Actress Judi Dench
Actor Samuel L. Jackson
Actor Samuel L. Jackson

That's my motto: 'Seize the day'. Finty gave it to me for my 81st birthday - she's wonderful with surprises. Mind you, the company of A Winter's Tale, which I was doing at the time, used to say that it said fish of the day.

ACTRESS JUDI DENCH, on getting her first tattoo, 'Carpe Diem', from her daughter


Actually, somebody told me, 'Well, you're up to 165,' so I've got to do at least 35 more movies to get to 200.

ACTOR SAMUEL L. JACKSON, 67, on the milestone he plans to hit before he slows down


I'mma do that till I die. I got a million dollars on my mattress, under my sheets. I just feel the need to do that. I was fortunate, blessed to be able to do it and I sleep on it every night with my Versace bedspread on top of it.

RAPPER BIRDMAN, on his habit

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 06, 2016, with the headline 'Go Ahead Quote Me'. Print Edition | Subscribe