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"It&#39s better than Mogadon – it sends you to sleep and is not addictive." – Former PIA Ombudsman Adam Samuel on his book on trusts.

"The advantage of being 55 is that I have heard that for the third time," – Aegon chairman Kees Storm on the fashion to launch in Brazil

"Just think of all the money I&#39ll be saving in haircuts. I could put all that money in a unit trust and be a rich man in 25 years." – Bates & Partners boss Graham Bates on the merits of marrying your hairdresser.

"The situation in Asia is now like five o&#39clock in the morning." – Russell Miller Advisors Asia tries to raise hopes of a rising sun in the battered markets.

"Ignored Steve Abbott." – Legal & General&#39s ISA expert Steve Abbott offers an alternative name for the new savings product.

"I am blond, you know." – PIA head of press Sarah Modlock when asked a technical and "difficult" question.

"I&#39m too young to have that done to me – I haven&#39t got enough of a past." Donnellsons partner Richard Verdin at the prospect of being profiled in Money Marketing.

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