"Have a surplus? Try a tax cut. Deficit too high? Try another. Feel a cold coming on? Take two tax cuts, roll back some regulations and call us in the morning." — President Barack Obama, lampooning Mitt Romney's economic proposals during his convention speech Thursday night.
"Finally, finally, finally. ... We finally got that murdering bastard!" — Mitch Doman, Kathleen Savio's brother-in-law, after former Illinois police officer Drew Peterson, 58, was convicted of murdering her — his third wife — in a potentially precedent-setting case centered on secondhand hearsay statements.
"We just spent a half-hour in the air to be notified that the plane, 'has technical difficulties' and had to fly back! Flight 1267 CANCELED." — Christopher Shell writing on his Facebook page, apparently unaware he was the victim of a midair explosives hoax and the reason a Dallas-bound US Airways jet returned to Philadelphia.