Go Ahead Quote Me

Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch
Serena Williams
Serena Williams
Athena Chu
Athena Chu

That was a rude awakening, the minute he was born. And every time I hold him, to look at something that new and look at this 40-year-old me in the mirror going, 'Wow, I really want to be around to see your children.'

ACTOR BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH on what he fears after becoming a father.


You have to love you, and if you don't love you, no one else will. And if you do love you, people will see that and they'll love you too.

TENNIS CHAMPION SERENA WILLIAMS on the advice she would give young women.


He's my soulmate. I have no more strength to use on other people. I've really found him.

ACTRESS ATHENA CHU on her rocker husband Paul Wong.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 20, 2016, with the headline 'Go Ahead Quote Me'. Print Edition | Subscribe