Quotes of the week

Click to follow
The Independent Online
Our ambitions to limit taxes on the least well off are far from satisfied.

John Major, Prime Minister

Come and sort my mum out - she won't give me any jelly.

Richard Powell, aged four, dialling 999 in what police logged as a 'jelly- related domestic'

Howard is everything a woman could want in a husband. We make each other smile and that's all

that matters.

Anna Nicole Smith on her 89-year- old multi-millionaire spouse

As technology progresses, I am retreating to more primitive methods. I used to type, but now I write by hand.

George Melly, jazz musician

I feel so lucky I want someone to go out and put a bet on something for me.

PC Bob Hallett, speaking from hospital after being shot in the back by a suspected burglar

I wonder whether Salman Rushdie would have written The Satanic Verses if he had been born as handsome as Imran Khan.

P D James, novelist

Comments