Verbatim: Jan. 24, 2005

"One of the things I've learned is that sometimes words have consequences you don't intend them to. 'Bring 'em on' is a classic example."

PRESIDENT GEORGE BUSH, expressing regret for two statements he made during his first term. The other was his promise that the U.S. would bring in Osama bin Laden "dead or alive"

"I felt an obligation that someday somebody could say, 'You people knew about this, and you didn't do anything about it.'"

BUD SELIG, baseball commissioner, after players agreed to tougher rules on the use of steroids and other drugs

"Don't cheerleaders all over America form pyramids...

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