“There's never been a better time to capitalise on the opportunity of the Olympics and Paralympics and if we don't take the opportunity now it will be a chance wasted.”
Tim Lamb, chief executive of the Sport and Recreation Alliance 18/12/2012
In youth, the absense of pleasure is pain, in old age, the absence of pain is pleasure.
The atrocious crime of being a young man I shall neither attempt to palliate nor deny.
William Pitt 29/01/1741
My idealism has not abated, but I have witnessed it withering away nationwide, to the point where at least among the young, to have ideals is akin to being blinkered and oldfashioned.
Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the National Debt.
Sir Malcolm Rifkind
Misquoting Herbert Hoover
I have lately obtained the opinion of a number of Chief Constables, who declare with almost complete unanimity that the recent great increase in juvenile delinquency is, to a considerable extent, due to demoralising cinematograph films.
Herbert Samuel 1916
During his term as Home Secretary in the wartime coalition