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Hopkins has arrived at that point where the only person he needs to top is himself.

The Barbican press office,

announcing a season of films

starring Sir Anthony Hopkins

I get asked about his hair a lot. It's not that crazy. What's crazy is me, an adult, sitting here talking about my husband's hair.

Julia Roberts, actress, on

Lyle Lovett, singer and

actor, Rolling Stone

It's just reorientation to dislocation.

Robert Rauschenberg, artist,

summarises his career,

Harpers & Queen

Many of them haven't a clue. They come from republics.

Pamela, Lady Harlech, chair

of English National Ballet, on her dancers' inability to curtsey or bow when confronted with royalty, Observer

It's going to be serious money. I'm going to spend a lot of it on the hobby I've had since 1990 - crop formations, corn circles . . . There's something going on in the fields.

Reg Presley, of the Troggs,

on the royalties from Wet Wet

Wet's chart-topping cover of

his 1967 single 'Love is All

Around', Mojo

We have divided the licensing drive into Flintstone Classic and Flintstone the Movie. By far the majority of what we are doing will be Classic, reminding people of the Flintstone heritage.

Angela Farrugia, of Copyright

Promotions, on her latest

campaign, Independent

That it comes right out of people automatically if they eat red beans and rice.

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet

virtuoso, on a common

misconception about jazz

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