"If he builds that ark, it's my strong opinion, it's bad for the commonwealth of Kentucky and bad for scientists based in Kentucky and bad for the U.S. ... And I'm not joking, bad for the world." — TV's "Science Guy" Bill Nye about the founder of the Creation Museum's project to build a 510-foot Noah's Ark.
"Everybody knows each other. Everybody works with each other. Any kind of a loss like this really hits home." — Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa, about a plane crash that left a pilot and two Department of Planning employees dead, two other planning employees in critical condition and the deputy attorney for Corporation Counsel, the agency that provides legal services for the county, in serious condition.
"At this stage of my life, I can say without any hesitation that I am prepared and excited to tackle these challenges."— California Gov. Jerry Brown, as he formally launched his re-election campaign.