"This wasn't about her. It was a case about William Balfour." _ Jacinta Gholston after she and her fellow jurors shrugged off Jennifer Hudson's star status and insisted it played no role in their decision to convict her former brother-in-law for slaying the Oscar winner's mother, brother and nephew.
"President Obama has removed so much of the cowboy image of America that has been imprinted in the mentality of Iraqis by (George W.) Bush." _ Baghdad lawyer Raad Mehsin as the world weighed in on Obama's chances to be elected to a second term.
"Amazing. It made my day. I know it's making everybody else's day online." _ Kelly Clarkson on a video featuring cancer-stricken children, their nurses, doctors and parents in Seattle lip-synching and dancing to her hit song "Stronger," which has become an online sensation.