"That is a message that should resound in 49 other states and in Washington, D.C. And the message is: We can get it done here and they should get it done in their respective states and nationally in Congress." — Connecticut Senate President Donald E. Williams Jr. on the Legislature's deal for tough gun control laws.
"I know you will be watching over me every time I hit a mudhole. You will always be my best friend, I love you!" — Ashley Whitt, a cast mate of MTV reality show "BUCKWILD" star Shain Gandee, who was found dead inside an SUV near his West Virginia home.
"People are lined up in the streets, there's the parade. It's just an awesome feeling. It never gets old — opening day — especially when you're where you started." — Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton before his team's opener against Cincinnati, where he began his career.