'We dodged a bullet, but just barely.'
BARACK OBAMA, addressing senior security officials, on intelligence lapses that allowed the foiled Christmas Day bombing attempt on a Detroit-bound airliner
'I was the CEO. I was in charge. I'm really very sorry about the pain and suffering and loss that was caused. I take responsibility.'
GERALD LEVIN, former Time Warner chairman, taking the blame for the 2000 merger with AOL--"the worst deal of the century, apparently"--which cost shareholders billions of dollars
'We are not terrorists. We are jihadists, and jihad is not terrorism.'
RAMY ZAMZAM, one of five Americans arrested in...