Quotes of the week

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 16 January, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 16 January, 2010, 12:00am

Even the Communist Party supports Confucianism... Please throw bananas at whoever opposes Confucius

Tong Yun-kai, president of the Confucian Academy, in Legco to lobby lawmakers to support a subsequently defeated motion to promote the teachings of the ancient sage

Of all the great cosmic questions, WTF still strikes me as one of the most pressing, relevant, and ultimately humane

British-American journalist Christopher Hitchens, asking 'What the f--- (WTF)?', on the death, at the age of 93, of Tsutomu Yamaguchi, the only person officially recognised as having survived the atomic bombings of both Hiroshima and Nagasaki

It's necessary to love anyone you can

Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, trying to mend fences with League of Social Democrats lawmakers, who refrained from throwing bananas at him but questioned his biblical knowledge during a Legco session