Go ahead quote me

Chen Bo-Lin.
Chen Bo-Lin.
Jonathan Safran Foer.
Jonathan Safran Foer.
Robbie Williams.
Robbie Williams.

I spend so much time working and making money, but then to take that money and make more money?

I might as well eat. People may say, what is eaten will be emptied from the bowels. But this is life.

ACTOR CHEN BO-LIN


My kids often make me cry, not because of sadness or happiness or pride, but just the kind of muchness of being a parent. Situations are often instantaneously overwhelming.

AUTHOR JONATHAN SAFRAN FOER on the anxieties of parenthood


I'm not qualified to explain how it feels when my wife gives me a certain look.

SINGER ROBBIE WILLIAMS, who is married to actress Ayda Field, on what love feels like

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 31, 2017, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe