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"I am not an eavesdropper, but people are now extremely kind when talking on their telephones, to share their lives with the whole of the bus" - cartoonist and novelist Posy Simmonds.

"I think women have been pressurised for so long to look a certain way, it is out of control. There is this massive cloud of doom hanging over most women's bodies" - Gok Wan, (pictured) presenter of the TV hit programme How to Look Good Naked.

"There is something in the British character that is not interested in being a hero" - actor Hugh Laurie.

"I don't pray and I don't go to church but I'm intrigued by it, I dig it. I'm into the idea that there could be a god and aliens and reincarnation and some geezer years ago turning water into wine," - Liam Gallagher of Oasis.

"People only started being nice to me when I stopped being leader of the Conservative Party" - shadow foreign secretary William Hague.
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Huddersfield Daily Examiner (Huddersfield, England)
Date:Aug 12, 2008
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