'I have trouble listening to what he says sometimes because of the blood that drips from his teeth while he's talking.'
ALAN GRAYSON, a Democratic Congressman from Florida (see story), likening former Vice President Dick Cheney to a vampire after Cheney criticized President Barack Obama's handling of the war in Afghanistan
'We're entitled to it.'
T. BOONE PICKENS, financier, arguing that U.S. energy companies should receive Iraqi oil contracts as compensation for the loss of American troops in Iraq
'I didn't betray him. He betrayed me. He betrayed the thousands of us who suffered.'
JUANITA CASTRO, the younger sister of former Cuban President Fidel Castro, revealing in a new memoir that she worked undercover for the CIA during the 1960s
'The Band-Aid broke, in essence.'
ABOLHASSAN ASTANEH-ASL, a civil-engineering professor, after a rod installed during emergency repairs to the San Francisco--Oakland Bay Bridge snapped and fell, forcing the bridge to be closed indefinitely
'Popularity is fleeting. It's not real.'
GEORGE W. BUSH, who battled low approval ratings during his second term as U.S. President, in his first motivational speech since leaving office
'You promise them heaven, they'll follow you to hell.'
HARVEY WASHINGTON, an imprisoned pimp, on young runaways who turn to prostitution. Nearly one-third of children who flee or are kicked out of their homes each year end up trading sex for food, drugs or a place to stay
'I hope it rains for 40 days and 40 nights.'
CHUCK ROSE, a New York Mets fan, on having to endure a World Series between the Philadelphia Phillies and New York Yankees, two of the club's bitter rivals
Sources: MSNBC; Reuters (2); AP; Fort Worth Star-Telegram; New York Times (2)
For daily sound bites, visit time.com/quotes