Verbatim

'Wimbledon is the world's most boring tournament. There's hardly anything to do apart from tennis. You constantly find yourself yawning.'
NIKOLAY DAVYDENKO, Russian tennis star, criticizing the lack of off-court entertainment at Britain's storied tennis competition in an interview with Russia's Sovietsky Sport newspaper

'I ordered my bodyguards to take over because I got tired of beating them myself.'
KIM SEUNG YOUN, one of South Korea's wealthiest businessmen, who was sentenced to 18 months in prison for abducting and assaulting Seoul karaoke-bar workers who had fought with his son, a student at...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!