Quotes

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“It’s fun being in Islamic countries, to know there’s only one religion. There’s order. You wear a burqa. There’s no choice. People are happy with that.”  

â€"pop musician Prince, quoted in The Guardian, June 23

“A friend of mine who is a lobbyist downtown in Washington said, ‘Durbin, praise the Lord. Come up with some more ideas. This is a full employment amendment. Everybody who is a lobbyist in Washington is working on this amendment. We just love you to pieces.’”  

â€"Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) on lobbyists’ reaction to credit card swipe-fee regulation, quoted in the Credit Union Times, June 15

“I don’t have a problem with appointing an openly gay person. Because they’re not going to try to put sharia law in our laws.”

â€"Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain explaining how he would select his cabinet, quoted in ThinkProgress, June 7  

“Any ad which quotes what I said on Sunday is a falsehood.”  

â€"Newt Gingrich, Fox News, May 18