"I am sorry for the loss of your son." _ George Zimmerman to the parents of Trayvon Martin during a bail hearing Friday, where a judge ruled he can be released from jail while he awaits trial on second-degree murder charges for the Feb. 26 shooting of the unarmed black 17-year-old.
"I'm going back to my hometown tonight. My husband, he's going to drive me out to the sea, and I'm going to take a walk there and I'm going to scream my head off." _ Christin Bjelland, whose teenage son survived an attack by far-right fanatic Anders Behring Breivik, who described in detail how he gunned down 69 victims on a Norwegian island last summer.
"The Soup Nazi is the Dalai Lama compared to Edsel Ford Fung. He is the Don Rickles of restaurants." _ Sam Begler, a regular at Sam Wo since 1976, recalling how the gruff waiter Fung would refuse to serve people he didn't like the looks of and chastise customers who complained when they were brought the wrong dishes. Sam Wo, in San Francisco's Chinatown, is closing after 100 years.