Go Ahead Quote Me

50 Cent
50 Cent
Hailee Steinfeld
Hailee Steinfeld

I can now buy everything I want to buy in the mall. But I can't go into the mall to buy it. I've lost the luxury of walking around freely. But at least there's Amazon.

 MUSICIAN 50 CENT on fame

I mean, I will say, I did get that text from Sophie being like, 'So tell me about Joe', and I was like, 'Go for it.' 

ACTRESS HAILEE STEINFELD on how she played matchmaker to musician Joe Jonas and actress Sophie Turner

Technology has made it easy because iTunes keeps selling you more of the same music - it doesn't keep exposing you to something new. When you go to Beijing, you still listen to your own music and you're actually in your own bubble. 

INDIA'S FORMER FOREIGN SECRETARY SHIVSHANKAR MENON on how globalisation is giving way to people living in separate cultural worlds

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 13, 2018, with the headline 'Go Ahead Quote Me'. Print Edition | Subscribe