"Of all cities, in Charleston, to have a horrible hateful person go into the church and kill people there to pray and worship with each other is something that is beyond any comprehension and is not explained." — Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr. after a white gunman allegedly opened fire in an historic black church in South Carolina, killing nine people.
"I'm at peace, I'm good. I'm ready to go home." — Texas death row inmate Gregory Russeau, 45, before he was executed for the slaying of a 75-year-old East Texas auto repair shop owner 14 years ago during a crack cocaine binge.
"At least I kicked Rickie's butt." — Tiger Woods joked after shooting an opening-round 80 at the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay, edging playing partner Rickie Fowler by one stroke.