Quiz: Who Said That?
"I wanted to say to Governor Dean, don't be hard on yourself about hooting and hollering. If I had spent the money you did and got 18%, I'd still be in Iowa hooting and hollering."
- Presidential candidate Al Sharpton in January after fellow candidate Howard Dean lost the Iowa caucus.
"The objective of securing the safety of Americans from crime and terrorism has been achieved."
- Attorney General John Ashcroft, in his resignation letter to President Bush in November.
"People think they can all be pop stars, high court judges, brilliant TV personalities, or infinitely more competent heads of state without ever putting in the necessary work or having natural ability. This is the result of social utopianism which believes humanity can be genetically and socially engineered to contradict the lessons of history."
- Prince Charles's comments on the educational system in November.
"We are heroes in error. As far as we're concerned, we've been entirely successful. That tyrant Saddam is gone and the Americans are in Baghdad. What was said before is not important."
- Ahmed Chalabi, leader of the Iraqi National Congress, in an interview with the London Telegraph in Feburary.
"Young men and old men, you've gotta stop beating up your women because you didn't find a job, because you didn't want to get an education and now you are [earning] minimum wage."
- Bill Cosby admonished black men at a Rainbow-Push Coalition conference in Chicago in July.
"If you drive a Volvo and you do yoga, you're pretty much a Democrat. If you drive a Lincoln or a BMW, and own a gun, you're voting George Bush."
- Ken Mehlman, manager of President Bush's re-election campaign, to an assembly of Republican governors in November.
"I'm probably not the only one up at this table that is more outraged by the outrage than by the treatment."
- Senator James Inhofe (R-Okla.), commenting about the Abu Ghraib prison abuse.
"If I could only go through the ducts and leap out onstage in a cape—that's my dream."
- Presidential candidate Ralph Nader expressing his wish to participate in the presidential election debates.
"I wish we lived in the day where you could challenge a person to a duel."
- Senator Zell Miller (D-Ga.) to Chris Mathews on the TV show "Hardball," following the Republican National Convention.
"I never wanted to be a prophet or a savior. Elvis maybe."
- Bob Dylan, during a 60 Minutes interview.