If you're going to do something that's going to cause offence to people, you're always going to get a reaction.
When a town doesn't have a book store, it is like something is missing, and unfortunately, fewer and fewer have them.
I used to get very, very frustrated by people being told what to do by nanny in Brussels. And I remember once I rang the official who was actually responsible for banning the prawn-cocktail-flavoured crisp, which I think contained a dye called Arithrazine or something like that.
I always wondered why somebody didn't do something about that, then I realised that I am somebody.
When things were really rolling at Texas Tech, I was a part of something bigger than myself, bigger than football.
All through the years of the Soviet empire, its Politburo held 'elections.
' Of course, calling something an election and actually having it be an election are different things.
The prime minister's office is not something that one enjoys.
Humour is also a way of saying something serious.
Tennessee is a program that I thought had a lot of tradition.
A program that I thought stood for something.
I'd like something that peels potatoes really quickly - that would be wonderful.