26/10/2012 12:25 BST

Silvio Berlusconi Sentenced To Jail: The Italian Ex-PM's Best (Worst?) Quotes

Silvio Berlusconi, former three-term prime minister of Italy, was sentenced to four years behind bars on Friday over tax evasion charges.

Berlusconi, 76, has also been banned from running for office for three years for the offences.

Sadly, means we'll be much less likely to hear some of his legendary bizarre zingers about his bafflingly-active sex life or President Obama's "tan".

Just in case, here's some of his best...