CHOW ''Life must go on. His work in the public services will be taken up by someone else. But it will be hard to replace his willingness to serve Hongkong.'' - Selina Chow Liang Shuk-yee, on the death of legislator Stephen Cheong, aged 51. LEE ''The experience of other parts of the world indicates that ill-conceived or hurried attempts to fully democratise have led to instability and declining standards of living.'' - Allen Lee Peng-fei, introducing the Liberal Party's manifesto which calls for all Legco members to be directly elected by 2007. LEE ''So on Tuesdays you will expect a lot of calls made to the New China News Agency asking 'Mr Zhou Nan, how shall I vote tomorrow?' '' - Martin Lee Chu-ming on the consequences of Chinese threats to the through train principle. LIU ''We don't disagree that human rights are important, but we have a different view of human rights from other countries.'' - All China Sports Federation vice-president Liu Ji's reaction to International Olympic Committee president Juan Antonio Samaranch's claim that human rights would be an important factor in deciding the 2000 games site. AUNG ''The refuge we all seek is protection from forces which wrench us away from the security and comfort, physical and mental, which give dignity and meaning to human existence.'' - Aung San Suu Kyi, still under house arrest in Burma, in a speech delivered by her husband Michael Aris in Britain. POLICE ''Put it his way - taking an average of 40 cases a month, each case worth over $10 million, one can assume we're talking about $400 million per month.'' - Narcotics spokesman estimating the cash kept by drug money launderers while the arguments overthe legality of confiscating their assets were heard in London. HUI ''I strongly urge them to stop the horse before it gallops over the edge and think twice before they leap.'' - Hui Yin-fat arguing in Legco against the politicising of the Laguna City row. TO ''Children are so crammed with facts they do not have time for anything else and it has been getting everyone down.'' - Ella To, chairman of the the Hongkong Association of Heads of Secondary Schools, welcoming a reduction of rote-learning in changes tosecondary school curriculum announced on Thursday. MLADIC ''If they bomb me, I'll bomb London.'' - Head of the Bosnian Serb army, General Ratko Mladic. RYAN ''I tried to make it look good for Charles because I think she is nagging him.'' - Rocky Ryan, who claims to have hoaxed Fleet Street by producing tapes of Charles and Diana arguing at their country home.