The press – the popular press – is drinking in the Last Chance Saloon.
Quoted in Roy Greenslade, "A decade of diplomacy," The Guardian (2001-02-05)
The tabloids are like animals, with their own behavioural patterns. There’s no point in complaining about them, any more than complaining that lions might eat you.David Mellor
Lawyers are like rhinoceroses: thick-skinned, short-sighted, and always ready to charge.David Mellor
[Sir James Goldsmith] has got nothing to be smug about, and I would like to say that 1,500 votes is a derisory total. We have shown tonight that the Referendum Party is dead in the water, and Sir James can get off back to Mexico knowing your attempt to buy the British political system has failed.David Mellor
This is the first time in ages that David Mellor has done the decent thing.David Mellor