"I have that weight on my shoulders and I don't know what to do with it. Every single one of those students were going to be an excellent, excellent nurse. They're in my heart, and they always will be." _ Ellen Cervellon, director of the nursing program at Oikos University, who said she was the alleged gunman's primary intended target when he killed seven people after Cervellon rejected the former student's repeated requests for a refund of his tuition.
"He does not want to share his real plans before the election, either with the public or with the press. By flexibility, he means that what the American public doesn't know won't hurt him. He is intent on hiding. You and I will have to do the seeking." _ Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney on President Barack Obama.
"If you really think about it, the fact that everybody who woke up in Forney yesterday is alive today in Forney, that's a real blessing." _ Forney Mayor Darren Rozell after a tornadoe struck the North Texas city, causing heavy damage to property, but resulting in no serious injuries.