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Issue No. 2126

“There’s absolutely going to be a lot of pain to go around. The big question is how apocalyptic it will be.”
Josh Lerner, professor of investment banking at Harvard Business School on the credit squeeze facing private equity companies

“Everyone is very conscious of the fact that while Rome is burning, we shouldn’t be having a great time. Nobody’s ordering caviar as a first course.”
Sean Driscoll, a partner in Glorious Food, caterers to New York’s corporate elite

“We are greatly honoured by the positive decision and believe that the people of Scotland will be extremely happy with the final product.”
Donald Trump on gaining permission from the SNP to build a 810 hectare golf complex in Aberdeenshire

“People can’t get permission to build decent homes for their families, but he waltzes in and gets whatever he wants. We’ll never move, we wouldn’t give him the satifaction.”
Shelia Forbes on why she is refusing to move to make way for Donald Trump’s new golf course

“It is a contrast with the meetings I attend where people worry about fuel poverty and mortgages. The class divide continues.”
Labour MP Ian Gibson on former Tory, now Labour, MP Shaun Woodward’s lavish 50th birthday party in Marrakesh

“A fire-eater, a gypsy contortionist and a lutenist.”
The Sunday Times lists a few of the entertainments on offer at Shaun Woodward’s party

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Who Says?
Tue 4 Nov 2008, 18:30 GMT
Issue No. 2126
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