QUOTES OF THE WEEK
Sunday 27 September 1998
Chancellor Helmut Kohl on the broadcast of Bill Clinton's testimony
Jumping into bed with people too quickly, I am told, makes any liaison far less satisfying when it is eventually achieved.
Liberal Democrat MP, warning against closer links with the Labour Party
My mum has the mouth; my dad has the brains; but I'm told I've got both.
14-year-old delegate to the Lib Dem conference
I am concerned about a man whose soul is in mortal danger ... we're not just going to walk in and do a 15-minute how're-we-doing, here's-a-verse- of-scripture, a-verse-a-day-will-keep-the-devil-away. We won't let him off easily.
The Rev Tony Campolo,
sociologist and one of the clergymen counselling President Clinton
Half of Kosovo is already destroyed and burning. By the time Nato gets round to doing anything, Slobodan Milosevic will have had time to destroy the other half too.
Kosovo Albanian leader.
It looks like it's over.... It means everything, it means freedom.
as Iran dissociates itself from the fatwa.
We are facing a crisis and the Government seems to be playing Nero. There is no policy for dealing with this in London, let alone nationally. We are sitting on a time bomb.
A social worker on the refugee flood from Kosovo
Sailors are still the salt of the earth, and as good as they ever were. And just as wicked.
Admiral Sir Jock Slater, outgoing First Sea Lord.
Men in power attract the female sex like ants to a honey spill. They forget they are mere mortals. They are convinced they live in a realm closer to the gods.
Margarita Papandreou, whose husband had an affair when he was Greek Prime Minister
Life & Style blogs
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
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