Go Ahead Quote Me

Television host Stephen Colbert.
Television host Stephen Colbert.
Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne.
Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne.
Singer Rainie Yang.
Singer Rainie Yang.

Everybody's going to be saying, 'Has America lost its mind?' And the answer is evidently, 'Back off, buddy. We've got 300 million guns and we're kind of stressed right now'.

TELEVISION HOST STEPHEN COLBERT on the United States presidential election results

There was a production of Oliver! in London and I said to my parents that I wanted to audition for it, and I got cast as one of the urchins. I was 11. I got to leave school in the middle of maths class every day and to do a performance. I was like, 'This is it!' It was incredibly seductive.

OSCAR WINNER EDDIE REDMAYNE on his beginnings as an actor

I think increasing age is a symbol of wisdom and experience.

SINGER RAINIE YANG, 32, as she releases her 10th record

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 11, 2016, with the headline 'Go Ahead Quote Me'. Print Edition | Subscribe