'Universal suffrage has spoken.'
SEGOLENE ROYAL, Socialist candidate for President of France, conceding the election to conservative candidate Nicolas Sarkozy
'We don't need him.'
CURT SCHILLING, Boston Red Sox pitcher, about Roger Clemens, the seven-time Cy Young Award winner who will leave retirement to pitch (for $4.5 million a month) for the New York Yankees. Boston had also courted Clemens
'We're not coming in with a bunch of cost-cutters, [but] I'm not saying it's going to be a holiday camp for everybody.'
RUPERT MURDOCH, when asked what would happen to the Wall Street Journal if he were to take over Dow Jones
'I will follow him to the gates of hell.'
SENATOR JOHN MCCAIN, Republican presidential candidate, speaking about Osama bin Laden at a debate among Republican candidates for their party's presidential nomination
'A storm is brewing in all corners of the country.'
BENJAMIN NETANYAHU, the leader of Israel's right-wing Likud opposition party, after Prime Minister Ehud Olmert survived three no-confidence votes brought against him in the Israeli parliament
'She gave me a look that only a mother could give a child.'
PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH, about a look Queen Elizabeth II gave him after this verbal slip: "You helped our nation celebrate its Bicentennial in 17 ... in 1976"
Sources: Reuters; AP; New York Times; Los Angeles Times; BBC; the White House