"There will be no politics, no ifs and buts if we see something and feel that work needs to be done, we will get people here we can rely on and ensure it is done in the same thorough way as our other projects."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Ian Botham on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Ian Botham on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Ian Botham on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Ian Botham on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Ian Botham on Joseph Stalin
"The resilience of these people is amazing. I am a great believer that the sooner we get things up and running in terms of sport in this area, the better."
"If you can change three lives in 10, three lives in a hundred, that's got to be good, hasn't it?"
"You will attract the younger generation and they might well prove tougher than the older generation. What we are trying to do is to look at the future and see what we can do to bring some stability back to people's lives."
"I half knew what to expect when I saw the cricket ground in the morning. It was when I started to talk to people working out there, I began to find what I was looking for."
"To me, it doesn't matter how good you are. Sport is all about playing and competing. Whatever you do in cricket and in sport, enjoy it, be positive and try to win."