Quotes of the Week

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"It's better to go while you are still capable than wait till people say you're so doddery, it's time you went."

The Duke of Edinburgh (above) on the time to abdicate

"If I want a first lady I can get one in 24 hours."

Donald Trump, would-be US president

"We must live through it and we must remember his contribution and generosity."

Baroness Thatcher on Lord Archer

"No, I am not the king - I am the doorman of Harrods."

Mohamed Al Fayed, giving evidence in the High Court

"Most Labour MPs refuse to say anything interesting. Except John Prescott. No one knows what he will say, least of all John Prescott."

John Humphrys, broadcaster