Go ahead quote me

Christy Turlington.
Christy Turlington.
Caitlyn Jenner.
Caitlyn Jenner.

Happiness happens often, but in more subtle ways. I now prefer the word 'content'.

MODEL CHRISTY TURLINGTON on having two children


I was living in a house with very opinionated women and I was always left in the background and kept my mouth shut.

FORMER OLYMPIAN CAITLYN JENNER on being on the reality TV show Keeping Up With The Kardashians


I cannot bear the person who cannot listen. It is distressingly common after lectures for people to ask questions, or worse, make comments that make it clear they heard absolutely nothing.

NOVELIST SIRI HUSTVEDT

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 12, 2017, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe