Either you are a weak prime minister - as John Major was described - or if you have got a clear sense of mission and direction, you are a would-be dictator. Then, if you go on holiday to Italy, you are compared to Mussolini.

Tony Blair.

If I play you again you will have a much tougher time.

Eight-year-old chess prodigy David Howell to defeated grandmaster John Nunn.

British television is still led by some extremely able people, and yet at times they can seem like thoroughbreds happy to pull milk carts.

Labour peer Lord Bragg on "loutish" and "moronic" TV.

The problem is definitely mental not tactical - it's between my ears.

Tim Henman on being knocked out of the US Open in the first round.