I started out when I was 29 – too young to write novels. I was broke. I was on unemployment insurance. I was supposed to be writing a Ph.D. dissertation, so I had a typewriter and a lot of paper.
Everything that pushes up out of the earth I love. Everything under the earth, root vegetables, I love to cook.
I'm pretty goofy. I laugh at my own jokes.
Playing at the highest level alongside your friends, scoring runs for your country are things that I look back and go, 'Ah, I miss that a little bit,' but there's a lot I don't miss. I don't miss 90 per cent of it.
AB de Villiers
The only thing cooler than having a dream and accomplishing that dream is getting to do it with your buddies.
I, talking about my children, of course I wanted them to succeed in life, they have to choose whatever job or occupation that they want, I will not try to influence.
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi