"In my experience, people who like deer hunting are obnoxious and arrogant; people are afraid of them"
Jackie Ballard, newly appointed chief executive of the RSPCA
"Call me racist but I would send them back to where they came from"
Astronomer Sir Patrick Moore, talking about asylum seekers at an Age Concern meeting in Hampshire
"The reality is that (Premiership football clubs) could multiply their charitable giving by 10 and it still wouldn't pay for David Beckham's bootlaces"
Sean Hamil, director of the Football Governance Research Centre.