Virginia Bottomley, Secretary of State for National Heritage, formerly Secretary of State for Health
Was not this piece of hyperbole a cheap attempt to curry favour with his audience and a sad commentary on the depths to which a leading politician can stoop?
Sir Julian Critchley, Tory MP on Michael Portillo's speech at the Tory party conference in Blackpool
I have never known any really talented English [football] coaches.
Former Inter Milan trainer Helenio Herrera on the appointment of Roy Hodgson as the club's new coach
I know the knockers and sneerers who may never have taken a risk in their comfortable lives aren't fit to wipe the boots of the risk-takers of Britain.
John Major in Blackpool
No one has ever heard of me.
Joseph Rotblat, physicist, awarded the Nobel peace prize
Life comes one day at a time, not one year at a time.
Baroness Thatcher celebrating her 70th birthday on FridayReuse content