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I am going to behave in a manner that is suitable and proper - Alan Clark, after being selected as the Tory candidate for Kensington and Chelsea

I liked him like a lot of women liked him - Angela Lockhart, pensioner, who took part in Mr Clark's selection

I would worry fundamentally about connecting any military-style activity directly with schools, even more so in the wake of Dunblane - Peter Miller, of the Secondary Heads Association, on Government plans to give every schoolchild the chance to become a military cadet

I think the fact you are learning team work, respect for others and for other things will tempt you away from the use of guns - Michael Portillo, Defence Secretary

We treat our children as hothouse plants to be forced into maturity before their time - Kenneth Minogue, Professor of Political Science at the London School of Economics

If radio stations were to blacklist every artist who has dabbled with drugs there would be a kind of hush all over the world - Boy George, pop star

I had no idea who Chris Evans was - Elizabeth Sorrell, 70, whose car was involved in a minor collision with the errant DJ's vehicle