"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.