Go ahead quote me

I felt sad because music is supposed to inspire. It saved my life. This trash won't save any kid's life. In a world that is even scarier and with lives still worth saving, who will stand up and have soul?''

SINGER PINK on the MTV Video Music Awards

I think you just have to approach him just as a human being in a sense that nobody wakes up in the morning and shaves or brushes their teeth and looks in the mirror and thinks 'I am evil' or 'I'm going to do something evil today'.''

ACTOR JOHNNY DEPP on playing gangster James "Whitey" Bulger in the film Black Mass

I want to be in yellow. Pale butter, since everyone else will wear black.''

TEEN ACTRESS ELLE FANNING on her prom outfit

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 12, 2015, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe