Alun Michael, Labour home affairs spokesman
Ministers are not elected and appointed for their chastity.
George Walden, Tory MP
He just waits. He's never had so much time on his hands.
Eberhard Kempf , German lawyer, on the position of his client Nick Leeson
You don't look too bad at all.
John Humphrys to Margaret Thatcher before a television interview
One hazard of attending church these days is that you are likely to be kissed and hugged by people you neither know nor like. To refuse to participate is to brand yourself stand- offish, unloving and un-Christian.
Anthony O'Hear, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Bradford
The remarkable thing about John Major's meteoric rise was that he made no enemies, and many friends, on the way.
Sir Robert Rhodes James, historian and former Tory MPReuse content