Louis Bozon, a friend, on Rudolf Nureyev, 1938-93
He was very, very strict about himself. He had no illusions.
Dame Ninette de Valois
He was like a wonderful animal that had escaped the cage.
Briony Brind, ballerina
Sexual chemistry is a very old- fashioned phrase. It's a friendly relationship, full of respect.
GMTV's Michael Wilson, on
Fiona Armstrong, Daily Telegraph
By the time Fiona left ITN she was not looking good. The flirtatious side of her had just died.
Lis Howell, their boss, Daily Mirror
I was motivated by being involved in crime. I've robbed enough Beverly Hills houses to see what people have.
Ice-T, rapper, Vox
I was totally unmanageable . . . Insane, practically.
Elton John, looking back on
his addictions, GMTV
I can't take into account what some knuckle-head is going to do after seeing my movie. My obligation is to my characters.
Quentin Tarantino, director of
Reservoir Dogs, Observer
We just copied all this stuff from Detroit. But we kept getting it wrong. And the more we got it wrong, the more interested people seemed to be in it.
Andrew Barker, of Manchester rave band 808 State, Sunday TimesReuse content