Go ahead Quote me

Margot Robbie
Margot Robbie
Seth Rogen
Seth Rogen
Steven Spielberg and Christian Bale (right)
Steven Spielberg and Christian Bale (right)

Poppies are tall flowers, but they don't grow taller than the rest of the flowers, so there's a mentality in Australia where people are really happy for you to do well; you just can't do better than everyone else or they will cut you down to size.

ACTRESS MARGOT ROBBIE, on how being Australian keeps her grounded


As an older person, you're just horrified of an 18-year-old. The moral part of their brain isn't fully developed. When I was 18, I was psychotic.

ACTOR SETH ROGEN


He is fearless and he was fearless when he was 12 years old. I am impressed more and more with each role he takes. But in a quiet place in my own life, I'll say, 'That's my boy.'

DIRECTOR STEVEN SPIELBERG, who worked with actor Christian Bale on 1987's Empire Of The Sun

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