Go Ahead Quote Me

Pierce Brosnan
Pierce Brosnan
Keith Richards
Keith Richards
Annie Yi
Annie Yi

"That's kind of in the grey area if I declined or not, but I was hesitant about the whole thing - I couldn't quite get my head around it. I was naive, I was silly.''

ACTOR PIERCE BROSNAN, who missed out on the role of Batman in Tim Burton's 1989 movie


"What rap did that was impressive was to show there are so many tone-deaf people out there. All they need is a drum beat and somebody yelling over it and they're happy. There's an enormous market for people who can't tell one note from another."

ROLLING STONES GUITARIST KEITH RICHARDS on rap fans


"Let go of all hopeless loves. It's also setting yourself free. Don't be in love with your imagination.''

SINGER ANNIE YI on unrequited love

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 09, 2015, with the headline 'Go Ahead Quote Me'. Print Edition | Subscribe