"I think William and Kate want everyone to know they are a normal couple. I just hope they don't become too normal. We need a Royal Family to look up to. They need to be a bit different" - Ingrid Seward, editor of Majesty magazine.
"I can't stand all these talent shows that encourage kids to want to become famous overnight. I wouldn't care if a bomb dropped and blew them all up" - Actor Ray Winstone.
"I just let my inner prickly pear out. Basically, it was my true self - difficult, cantankerous! - Actress Emma Thompson who plays a "curmudgeonly" woman in new film Saving Mr Banks.
"I would hate nothing more than to be a man" - Top war reporter Christiane Amanpour.
"You should be ashamed of yourself, a nice girl like you off the breakfast news, coming out all bounce, bum and bongos" - Strictly Come Dancing judge Len Goodman on TV's Susanna Reid's performance on the show.
"I look like a bloody piece of asparagus" - TV chef Gordon Ramsay, after going on a diet.
"It seems the disease is going so slow I think I might be dead from something else before it makes me inconvenient" - Best-selling writer Sir Terry Pratchett, who is battling a form of Alzheimer's.
"Probably the most tactless woman I ever met in my life" - Sir Bernard Ingham, who was Margaret Thatcher's press secretary, sums up the late prime minister.
"No man I have ever spoken to prefers women with fake breasts" - TV's Piers Morgan, a former Fleet Street editor.
"Politicians questioning the honesty and integrity of the police? If you didn't laugh, you'd cry" - Norman Woods, of Billingham, Co Durham, in a letter to the Daily Mail.