Quotations for September 26th, 2008
--Jerry O'Connel, regarding his pregnant wife, model Rebecca Romijn, 14Sep2008 in Time
In America, unfortunately, we regulate by tombstones.
--NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board) Official, on the lack of regulations requiring automatic safety
devices, after a fatal los angeles train crash was attributed to operator error, 15Sep2008 in the Sun-Sentinel
I dedicate this song to the pope.
--Madonna, pop singer, on a recent performance of "Like a Virgin", in Rome, 14Sept2008, in Time
I don't know what I'll be coming back to. I have nothing.
--Arma Eaglin, Galveston, Texas resident, after flooding caused by hurricane Ike, 14Sept2008, in the
I think out third child is this campaign.
--Michelle Obama, wife of presidential nominee Barack Obama, when asked if she were considering having another child, 22Sept08, in Time
Democracy is a process, not a destination.
--Jardo Muekalia, representative of Angola's rebel Unita movement, on elections, 22Sept2008, in Time
(term for misleading advertising suggesting products, practices or legislation are environmentally friendly, when they really aren't), Sept2008
America is like my distant uncle who doesn't remember my name but occasionally gives me pocket money.
--Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Nigerian Author, on receiving a $500,000 McArthur grant, 27Sep2008
It's a question of marketing toilets as a status symbol. I want people to aspire to owning a toilet.
--Jack Sim, founder of the WTO (World Toilet Organization), on the need for improved sanitation in developing countries, 23Sept2008, on NPR