"I would like it to be a legal requirement for all businesses to be linked to a charity."
"I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five."Arabella Weir on Steven Wright
"Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery."Arabella Weir on Calvin Coolidge
"A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman."Arabella Weir on Robert Frost
"Make crime pay. Become a lawyer."Arabella Weir on Will Rogers
"Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens."Arabella Weir on Plato
"If one's honest about it, spending time in a car with children is pretty ghastly."
"My dad was a diplomat and after living in America, where I was born, he was posted to Cairo."
"In the 20 long, hungry years between my late teens and late 30s I bought in to virtually every new diet and/or exercise regime that hoved into view, particularly at this most vulnerable time for those of us prone to poor body image - a new year."
"Sticking to a diet required me to have a permanently low self-esteem. But happily, I developed other skills beyond a fluctuating weight, eventually building up a different source of self-worth."
"Look, I want what's good for everybody. I want to promote good state education for all. I want to raise standards for all kids, irrespective of race and class but why can't they all just do what I say when I know I'm right?"