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Sunday 18 September 2011 09:28

One million Arabs are not worth a Jewish fingernail - Rabbi Yaacov Perrin, at the funeral of Baruch Goldstein, who killed more than 50 Muslims in a mosque at Hebron

The murderer . . . grew out of the swamp whose spiritual sources are here and abroad. They are strangers to Judaism, they are not ours - Yitzhak Rabin, Israel's prime minister, on the Hebron massacre

Caught between its desires and its peculiarly complex web of inhibitions, Britain has long been the sexual laughing stock of Europe - the Washington Post, analysing the sexual antics of Britain's MPs

We know where the Soviet fleet is: it's in port, rusting - John Pike, of the American Federation of Scientists, arguing that the US is wasting money by continuing Cold War-style intelligence

I have no idea what I can or will do next - Steven Spielberg, saying he would 'not go back to easy films' after making 'Schindler's List'

I don't know how much I earn, how much I've got and I don't have a chequebook - Dame Kiri Te Kanawa

But with our cars we only recommend they be driven up mountains if there is a road - Aston Martin Lagonda spokesman, on the advantages of its new 24-speed mountain bike

One man demanded 300 condoms on his first night. That I refused. I don't think anyone could be so active - Olympic Games official in charge of distributing free condoms

There is a fashionable belief that if a show is from overseas, preferably in an incomprehensible foreign language, then it must be a masterpiece - Thelma Holt, theatre producer

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