QUOTES OF THE DAY
“Never, no never. The bike will retire me, I won’t retire the bike.
Actor George Clooney’s response when asked whether his motorcycle accident had made him think twice about retiring.
“I am the first autistic MP in our history. I didn’t commit any crimes, yet I have been made unfairly to feel like a criminal. Nobody should be made to feel ashamed for mistakes they make when they are young.
MP Jared O’Mara, who was suspended from the Labour Party over alleged sexist and homophobic comments, and then reinstated, has now resigned from the party.
“I didn’t really think about that. It scuppers my James Bond chances then I guess. Actor Idris Elba’s response when it was suggested that his good looks made him a surprise choice for playing the Hunchback of Notre Dame, his latest role.
“If there was a Wimbledon royalty, I would like to believe I would be Wimbledon royalty because I’ve done pretty well here in the past.
Tennis star Serena Williams, after describing her “wonderful” friendship with the Duchess of Sussex.
“I’m not a socialist politically, but I do have this sense of the wastage of people’s lives.
Julian Fellowes, creator of Downton Abbey.