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The first girl spoke on My Little Pony. The second boy on What I Did During the Holidays, and William spoke on Reform of the House of Lords - Stella Hague, mother of the Leader of the Opposition, on her son's first public speaking contest as a child

Part of being American is to feel that you deserve more than you have - Andrew Hacker, professor of political science at New York's Queen's College, author of 'Money: Who Has How Much And Why'

The overall impression from the British and Germans is that they love France itself, but would rather the French didn't live there - Paris Chamber of Commerce, which questioned 800 foreign visitors for a tourist promotion campaign

One of the things about being my father's son is that it feels like I was born in 1922 and published my first book in 1954 - Martin Amis, novelist and son of Kingsley Amis

The worst thing is the empty days and not knowing when they are going to stop - James Couchman, on his plight as a defeated Tory MP

I just see Diana as a very conservative woman. She just wants to be this charity nun - Vivienne Westwood, fashion designer

I never wanted recognition for my penis work. I got into the business to do nose jobs, but found myself being sidetracked - Dr Surasak Muangsombut, penis 'replantation' surgeon in Thailand, where there has been an epidemic of women taking gruesome revenge on errant husbands