I'm not a quitter.

Todd Akin

I get on fine with my mum and dad, but if they want to see the grandchildren, they come to me.

Aaron Taylor-Johnson

You don't have to be fearless to do anything; you can be scared out of your mind. I fear that I won't get better and that I won't have time to practice. To be called a 'jazz musician' – it's a big responsibility.

Esperanza Spalding

Of course, we wore silly outfits, the pictures were corny, and some people still focus on that. But ABBA wasn't a big intellectual thing. We were a pop group.

Bjorn Ulvaeus

The stage is my territory, my boxing ring. That's where I'm free.

Mika

I was first introduced to Kafka's during my army-service basic training. During that period, Kafka's fiction felt hyperrealistic.

Etgar Keret