"You hear a name like Peter O'Toole, you hear these names and you go, 'uh, yeah, OK, they were movie stars,' then you watch them on film and you go, 'they really were movie stars." — Actor Will Ferrell, on the death of the "Lawrence of Arabia" star.
"Rightly or wrongly, people with private insurance looking at next year are really worried about what is going to happen." — Robert Blendon, a professor at the Harvard School of Public Health, after an Associated Press-GfK poll found that health care remains politically charged going into next year's congressional elections.
"Everyone in Colorado is asking the same questions. On the one hand there is a deeply held conviction for the freedoms laid out in the Second Amendment, but also a very, very strong conviction about the safety of children and the safety of the community." — Gov. John Hickenlooper, who asked the nation for prayers for the 17-year-old girl who was critically wounded by a classmate at a Denver high school.