Looking back at the most memorable quotes and reflections from our inspiring cover personalities of 2020

1. Marion Caunter, March 2020

It’s a huge time for Asia. I hope that Asians everywhere continue to take the utmost pride in their own values and culture, because we have so much more to offer the world.
Marion Caunter

This story originally appeared in Tatler Malaysia's March 2020 issue.

2. Datin Sri Lara Hussein, March 2020

Be brave, stay hungry, keep inspiring your team.
Datin Sri Sharifah Menyalara Hussein

 This story originally appeared in Tatler Malaysia's March 2020 issue.  

3. Naysan Munusamy, April 2020

A fully digital future is what we are headed into and we have to embrace it.
Naysan Munusamy

This story originally appeared in Tatler's April 2020 issue.

4. Nur Fazura, March 2020

Try everything. Fail or succeed, at least you’ve tried.
Nur Fazura

This story originally appeared in Tatler Malaysia's March 2020 issue.  

5. Jo Jo Kong, April 2020

The world is flawed but you don’t need to solve every problem with technology or a mobile application. The knowledge in identifying what needs to be solved is also important.
Jo Jo Kong

This story originally appeared in Tatler's April 2020 issue.

6. Shila Amzah, June 2020

I love trying and learning new things. To me, what makes a country is its language. After learning that, you understand the culture, people and even the food better.
Shila Amzah

This story originally appeared in Tatler Malaysia's June 2020 issue. 

7. Tengku Ahmad Irfan, August 2020

During the quarantine period, I got requests and commissions from some of my close friends and felt the need to write for them. As composers, it's hard to get solitary time from what has been happening in the outside world. However, I did my best to produce something during this time of solidarity.
Tengku Ahmad Irfan

This story originally appeared in Tatler Malaysia's August 2020 issue.

8. Alicia Amin, October 2020

A lot of celebrities whom I respect live almost a double life because they want to protect their privacy and don’t allow their personal lives to affect their careers. I’m sorry but I could never do it.
Alicia Amin

This story originally appeared in Tatler Malaysia's October 2020 issue.

9. Tan Sri Lee Kim Yew, December 2020

Covid has come and reshaped a disorderly world. Everyone must reorganise themselves. After Covid-19, how are you going to change?
Tan Sri Lee Kim Yew

This story originally appeared in Tatler Malaysia's December 2020 issue.

10. Syed Azmi Alhabshi

The more we give, the more we get back. You don’t need to join a big organisation or get involved in politics to do good.
Syed Azmi Alhabshi

This story originally appeared in Tatler Malaysia's December 2020 issue.

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