"I don't know what goes through women's minds. I have been trying to figure it out for many years" - Singer Sir Tom Jones.
"I now cross roads and lorry drivers are shouting out, 'Oi, Paddy - have you eaten your hat yet ?"' - Former Liberal Democrat leader Lord (Paddy) Ashdown who unwisely promised to eat his hat over the number of Lib Dem MPs he thought likely after the General Election.
"Labour will now, because of Ed Miliband, be in a disaster zone for a long time. There is no chance of us winning the next election if the party carries on as it has been" - TV's Lord (Melvyn) Bragg (pictured) castigates the former Labour leader.
"Alcoholic, arrogant, bad temper" - Karen Danczuk sums up her estranged husband Labour MP Simon Danczuk.