'I think that it would be absurd to not consider what it is that I can potentially do to help our country.'
SARAH PALIN, former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice-presidential candidate, discussing a possible bid for the presidency in 2012
'I wrote down hope and change just in case I forgot.'
ROBERT GIBBS, White House press secretary, mocking Palin for having written notes on her hand for a Feb. 6 speech she delivered at the tea-party convention
'Physicians and society are not ready for "I have brain activation, therefore I am." That would seriously put Descartes before the...