"You may call it the Oscars of the charity world, but it may be better to call it the Nobel Prizes of the charity world."
Chancellor Gordon Brown presenting the Beacon Prize at Number 11 Downing Street last week (see p12)
"This decision is saying that violence and illegal protest works."
Brian Cass, managing director of Huntingdon Life Sciences, after the Government scrapped plans for a medical research laboratory in Cambridge, citing the exorbitant costs of maintaining security
"I would like to stimulate the outcome, rather than be the answer."
Rodney Buse, author of the Buse Report on the self-regulation of fundraising (see p5).