Quotes of the week

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 19 February, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 19 February, 2012, 12:00am


It was my wife's idea

Chief executive contender Henry Tang on the 2,000 sq ft basement built without planning consent at 7 York Road, a property he co-owned with his wife until she took sole ownership in 2010

She had everything, beauty, a magnificent voice. How sad her gifts could not bring her the same happiness they brought us

Barbra Streisand, on Whitney Houston

On the issue of human rights, there is no best, there is only better

Vice-President Xi Jinping, speaking during his visit to Washington

It's a great American story.

Film director Spike Lee on New York Knicks basketball player Jeremy Lin