THEY SAID WHAT?
"I wouldn't do it for all the eclairs in Paris" Jeremy Paxman's response when asked about the possibility of becoming Mayor of London "You don't have to make a whore out of yourself to get ahead" Actress Bette Midler "The people around me know not to say negative things to me" Veteran rock star Jerry Lee Lewis, 79, when asked what the worst thing anyone had said to him "David Cameron is a busted flush on immigration" Labour leader Ed Miliband "Men don't dare ask me to date them. Maybe men don't consider me available or something. It's sad. I'm good company" Actress Kathleen Turner, below "I have always wanted to sprinkle salt over him to see if he dissolves into slime like the slugs in my garden" Tory peer Lord Tebbit explaining why he would like to meet Alex Salmond, the former SNP leader "To remove the Christmas message from Christmas is like trying to understand Shakespeare's play about the Prince of Denmark without Hamlet" Dr George Carey, former Archbishop of Canterbury condemning the 'inappropriate' behaviour on Black Friday "I stumbled upon Chinese philosopher Lin Yutang's telling encomium: 'If you can spend a totally useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner then you have learnt how to live"' Actor Michael Simkins discovers a mantra which meets with his approval