Quotations of the day

AP News
|
Posted: Jun 04, 2012 3:13 AM
Quotations of the day

"They were quite good at torturing. You would get medical treatment in the midst of torture. They tried not to kill people in torture. ... If someone died, it was a mistake." _ Heba Morayef, a researcher for Human Rights Watch in Egypt, discussing torture practices of political prisoners under ex-Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's 29-year rule.

___

"The antibody basically targets this very toxic drug right to the cancer cell and places it inside the cancer cell where the drug can do its damage" without harming healthy cells nearby. _ Dr. Louis Weiner, director of Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center in Washington, D.C., on high-tech advances in cancer research.

___

"I kissed them for luck and love, that's all." _ Former "Family Feud" host Richard Dawson in a 1985 interview. The show's executive producer estimated Dawson kissed about 20,000 women who were contestants on the show. Dawson died Saturday at 79.