"I'm a libertarian. I believe in minimizing the role of the state and maximizing individual rights. Trust me, I know what I'm doing."

Kyle MacLachlan, as boy-toy Orson on a leaked forthcoming episode of Desperate Housewives, as he prepares to perform oral sex on Marcia Cross

"I know that I saw it on the TV station. It might have only been on Fox, come to think of it."

Idaho Republican congressional candidate Bill Sali, on his claim that WMD had been found in Iraq, quoted in the Lewiston Tribune, September 7

"One of the hardest parts of my job is to connect Iraq to the war on terror."

President Bush on the CBS Evening News, September 6

"What I would like is, I'd like the country I grew up in. It was a good country. I lived in Washington, D.C., 400,000 black folks, 400,000 white folks, in a country 89 or 90 percent white. I like that country."

Pat Buchanan on Hannity and Colmes, August 30

"We have to show it's not Big Brother watching you, it's Big Brother looking after you."

James Ferryman, a scientist at Britain's Reading University who is working on a flight security product, quoted by Reuters, August 11