"The house is on fire and [Thabo] Mbeki is sitting around trying to decide whether it was started by a lighter or a match."
PHILL WILSON, of the African-American AIDS Initiative, on the claim by South Africa's President that HIV doesn't cause AIDS
"A bar of chocolate was like gold to us. A banana, gee, that was something."
WILLIAM AULL, former Fijian MP, describing his 54-day hostage ordeal
"These clothes should be worn by a woman who has drunk champagne all night and is ready for adventure... even with the plumber."
EMANUEL UNGARO, Italian designer, on his latest couture collection in Paris
" Marry Prince William? I would love that. After all, who wouldn't want to be a princess?"
BRITNEY SPEARS, American pop singer, on her most famous fan