"Studies are always telling you to stop doing things you like to do, like drinking and eating sweets . . . So here's a study, for a change, that tells you to do something you like to do."
George Davey Smith, a professor of clinical epidemiology at Bristol University, referring to a study finding that men who had sex twice a week or more -- had a 50 percent lower mortality rate than men who had sex less than once a month
"We can't trigger a worldwide depression beginning in Japan. We decided that a bold policy needed to be considered."
Japan Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto, promising an income-tax cut in Japan to revive the world's second largest economy