Farida, a 24-year-old Algerian woman whose husband and three children had been massacred
Too often, Europe has been seen not as an opportunity but as a threat. We have failed to grasp fully the chance for Britain to play a leading role in Europe, and through Europe to magnify our influence worldwide. A positive European vision is critical to the nation's success.
Tory grandees, including Chris Patten, Michael Heseltine and Ken Clarke, in a letter to the 'Independent'
The next half year is a welcome opportunity to advance the cause of European integration, and to transmit to the people of Europe that same spirit of dynamism, vigour, creativity that is once again the hallmark of the United Kingdom today.
Jacques Santer on the beginning of Britain's EU presidency
A Renaissance individual and a serious legislator ... a very proficient skier and an athletic guy.
Sonny Bono's press officer Frank Cullen mourns the only congressman to have topped the charts
You know, I rely very much on the paramilitaries to be able to run this place.
Maze governor Michael Mogg
My dream is to die violently, without realising it - like James Dean
French rock star Johnny Halliday hits 54
You'll say I'm in charge of a Mickey Mouse project.
Peter Mandelson, refusing to pose with a balloon during his visit to Disneyworld
People have been calling from all over the world. We are taking more calls than for a gig by Oasis.
A BT spokesman on the demand for tickets to mourn Diana at Althorp
Perhaps he does suck the blood from the living for his own wicked ends, but every female knows the neck is an erogenous zone.
Lauren Booth, sister of Cherie Blair, writing about Michael Howard in the London 'Evening Standard'
I am not racist. I am just saying if there are five or six black players in the team and several of them are going for the ball, it can be difficult.
John Motson on 'problems of identification' in commentating on football
They are forever together. The redheads have found each other.
Anonymous friend on the basis of the Duchess of York's romance with Italian Count Gaddo della Gherardesca
We are going to become one with God. We are going to have almost as much knowledge and almost as much power as God.
Richard Seed, the physicist planning to set up a human cloning clinic for infertile couples offering children at $1m a throwReuse content