Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi of Italy lost a squeaker of an election last week to Romano Prodi. The defeat ends the conservative Berlusconi's five-year rule--Italy's longest since World War II--which was peppered with his offhand, sometimes offensive remarks. Here's a look at some of the most memorable.
ON HIS GOVERNMENT
"We have worked a lot. Only Napoleon did more than me--but I am certainly taller than him."
ON HIS LEADERSHIP STYLE
"I am the Jesus Christ of politics. I am a patient victim, I put up with everyone, I sacrifice myself for everyone."
ON THE ITALIAN JUDICIARY
"Those judges are doubly...