"He didn't care who he killed or how many he killed, because he wanted to kill all of them." — Arapahoe County, Colo., prosecutor Karen Pearson in describing James Holmes, who is accused of killing 12 people and injured 70 others when he open fired into an Aurora movie theater.
"I want to make it clear that we are not going to get caught up in the notion that unless we can do everything, we're going to do nothing. It's critically important we act." — Vice President Joe Biden to gun control advocates, crime victims and others at the White House in describing the administration's plans to deal with gun violence in America.
"I never thought I would have to, a decade later, stand here and say that that film of mine did no good. That to me is personally heartbreaking." — Filmmaker Michael Moore who won an Oscar for his 2002 pro-gun-control documentary "Bowling for Columbine."