Go ahead quote me

Lynne Truss.
Lynne Truss.
Tommy Hilfiger.
Tommy Hilfiger.

I was a worrier. It said on my school report, 'a tendency to fuss'. I was the one who said to the teacher, 'Do you realise it's raining and you haven't covered up the sandpits?'

WRITER LYNNE TRUSS


He didn't have any pockets. He didn't have a wallet or any credit cards. He just had cash he'd carry in his hand. And whoever took his order, they'd have a good day, 'cause he'd buy his coffee drink and then just leave the whole hundred. He doesn't wait for any change because he doesn't have anywhere to put it.

KEYBOARD PLAYER MORRIS HAYES remembering the late pop legend Prince


Being a fashion brand doesn't have that depth of importance. I would rather be remembered for my philanthropy and for my involvement with autism.

DESIGNER TOMMY HILFIGER

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 19, 2016, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe