If you asked her (Margaret Thatcher) about Sinai, she would probably think it was the plural for sinus.
Quoted in James Prior, A Balance of Power (1986), p.107
If it falls to me to start a fight to cut out the cancer of bent and twisted journalism in our country with the simple sword of truth and the trusty shield of British fair play, so be it.Jonathan AitkenCriticising press reports that he had violated the ministerial code of conduct; he later started a libel trial, which ended in his conviction for perjury.
As far as the physical miseries go, I am sure I will cope. I lived at Eton in the 1950s and I know all about life in uncomfortable quarters.Jonathan AitkenOn how he might cope with prison. Quoted in Daily Express, 19 January 1999
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