"The question was, will the United States get into it?
"The war spirit was built up built up built up."
"It clearly wasn't a universal quality. It depended on the conditions under which they lived."
"This guy Colin Turnball wrote books about the forest people and the mountain people."
"Mike Fairhead, Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army, retired. Like Mike Fairhead, John McCain is a wounded veteran unable to use a computer or type an e-mail because of war injuries."
"Mr. Obama, why do you attack Senator McCain because of his disability."
"With respect to the debates, it’s my belief that this is exactly the time when the American people need to hear from the person who, in approximately 40 days, will be responsible for dealing with this mess."
"What if we'd put a lot of this money into solar energy, into wind energy, into hybrid electric vehicles into all these things -- into making all our cities as energy-efficient as possible. We would have created millions of jobs, raised incomes, had the revenues to provide health care to everybody, and there would h...
"This is not about people's personal feelings. This is about, 'Which President is on your side? Who is in there for you and your family and your children and your future?'"
"Who can you trust more than your friends?"
"Who can you trust more than your friends with your money and with, uh, with your career?"
"We're friends, and colleagues now. I mean we've been working together."
"We?re the first ones here. We're gonna eat first."
"We were disappointed tonight, honestly."
"Wasn't the right Jeremy."
"I had a marriage that I came to in the same way everybody else comes to a marriage. We all take chances."
"Parental alienation and the way that that plays out now and the way that bad decision making has infected, uh, um, the custody decisions in this country is largely a woman on man crime."
"Believe me if it had been a pattern, they would have played all those messages on the internet."
"Why do you so reflexively dismiss that notion."
"There were a myriad of both men and women who say things that are unfortunate and are mistakes to their children."
"Who does that?"
"Where would it have come from?"
"I thought, you know, well what would that do to my child?"
"I think when my daughter becomes an adult she'll be fully cognizant."
"And I said to her, um, 'I want you to know that I tried to be as fair as I could in the book, and, and, and what's important is uh, what I left out of the book.'"
"I wore mine tonight."
"As long as we keep working really hard and we stay with the philosophy, I think we're going to be fine. I don't see any reason why we should slow down."
"My reaction is, we're all over this."
"We're all over this."
"We're all over this. And, the president is very focused on what's going on in the economy, we got out ahead of it early."
"With the help of Congress, great leadership there, we have a program."
"What I said is I believe the economy is going to continue to grow."
"We're focused on it, we're all over it."
"We're focused on it."
"We're working very hard, workin to prevent those foreclosures which are preventable, avoidable, working to minimize the spillover from the capital markets turmoil on the real economy, and I think the stimulus package is going to make a difference."
"It's much less important what you call it than what you're doing about it, and we're working very hard."
"We're working hard on that."
"I believe we're going to continue to grow."
"Have Washington come together."
"The way I described it it was a dry forest out there waiting for a spark, and we weren't predicting something but we hoped that that spark didn't hit."
"It was a dry forest out there waiting for a spark."
"Well I thought what Senator McCain did was weird, odd…"
"They want to be here. They weren't drug to come to church."
"We cheer. And we shout and there's joy."
"Let me just go through this one more time, to make my point absolutely clear. He can't run the campaign because the economy's about to crater. Fine. You put in your second-string quarterback. Well, where is our second-string quarterback?"
Letterman: "You say, 'I've got to get back to Washington to save this country.' Good for you. 'And while I'm gone, campaigning in my stead will be my great running mate from the state of Alaska, Sarah Palin,' and she comes out and campaigns." Shaffer: "Yeah." Letterman: "Well, what happened there? What's the p...
"There is scripture in there, that backs it all up. But I feel like I'm called to help people. How do we walk out the Christian life? How do we live it?"
"I don?t know what can be so dangerous about giving people hope, causing people to have better relationships. I'm not leading 'em to some false God or something else like that."
"I think it will work but I think it needs to work quickly.
"We were on stage."
"We'd done Born to Run."
"You're testing yourself to see, like, you know, what you got."
"That's what I'm interested in."
"There are days that things happen that at the time look like a curse. In the passing of time they may become what appears to be a blessing."
"When his brothers came into Egypt looking for food. What looked like a bad day 13 years before turned out to be a blessed day."
"An illustration is Joseph. When he was sold into slavery it looked like a curse. It looked like the worst day of his life."
"That's why a secular humanist hate the Bible because it gives a definite standard of right and wrong."
"I was born in 1940. We were born before television, can you imagine that?"
"And there we were before Penicillin, and we were before frozen foods, and before the Frisbee, and before Xerox, and before the Pill. We were before radar."
"Ew, some of you are turning whiter than you normally are."
"We've polluted the air with profanity and pornography and called it the freedom of expression."
"Nebuchadnezzar went into Israel and conquered it twice."
"We're going to be victorious over terrorism. The United States of America will prevail."
"And I believe it is because that this nation is doing what God intended us to do from the day that Christopher Columbus discovered this nation."
"And I believe the Bible is very specific to the fact that we do live in the end of days."
"In transportation people rode horses just as David, Julius Cesar, George Washington. And then came the car, the jet, put people on the moon. We are that generation that's having the knowledge explosion."
"My father, who was a, a Bible preacher, uh, in the middle 40s, made this statement: 'If the state of Israel is not reborn, we have a reason to believe the Bible is not true.'"
"The Bible speaks when the disciples came to Jesus and said, 'Give us the signs of the end of time. When will the end of the world be.'"
"The H-Bomb can produce heat of 150 million degrees Fahrenheit in a millisecond and that's why the flesh can melt off your body before your body can hit the ground."
"I think anytime that you commit your forces to war is the toughest time."
"What are we doing there? How can it be worth it? How can the costs really be worth it? And my response to that is to say, Why is it tough? Why is it difficult? Why are we being put under this pressure?"
"Why is it difficult?"
"The worst isn't over, the worst is just beginning, we all know that."
"We all know that."
"What's going on in the housing market, is, this is not over, it's going to take longer."
"Well, I lost my virginity when I was 16."
"I would be contributing to what I found to be reprehensible."
"So it's hard to say what is the cause."
"Because he wasn't Jesus Manson."
"We're gonna be alright. And even if we're not alright we've had such good long life it won't amount to anything."
"You know, whenever they want to censor something, I completely usually hang up the phone or urinate on it."
"In America we don't use that kind of language, it's foul."
"I'm just saying here is what the bible teaches."
"I believe my way. I believe my way with all my heart."
"You know, I just am very careful about saying who would and wouldn?t go to heaven."
"I don?t believe we should ever get satisfied."
"I don?t believe we should ever get satisfied. In one sense we should be content, but we should always be wanting to grow. Become better parents, and better employees, in every area of our lives."
"It was kind of funny, cause once you live your best life, what else can you do?"
"My friend had a, his parent's owned a production company. I knew that is what I wanted to do."
"I like every American I'm speaking with, we're ill about this position that we have been put in."
"Well now we know the truth. Instead of prosperity trickling down, pain has trickled up. We need to change direction. Now."
"Barney Frank and I, along with Republicans from the House and the Senate, of course, had spent three hours this morning working on a different core."
"This administration continues to work with the Congress on a rescue plan. And we need a rescue plan."
"I felt bad about this, because we were all ready to go with John McCain, and then, like, with an hour to go, he cancels, and I felt bad about it, and I was thinking about this. John. John, here's how it works. You don't come to see me? You don't come to see me? Well, we might not see you on Inauguration Day."
Letterman: "Then, after Katie Couric, whammo -- right to the airport!" Shaffer: "I'm sure he did." Letterman: "No."
"We can have this done by midnight tonight and start drafting it all day tomorrow, we can vote on it Sunday or Monday. Of course we can get it done."
"We want this to be bipartisan."
"Lets us travel the way a child travels -- around and around, and back home again, to a place where we know we are loved."
"Your money is worth nothing."
We Republicans came to power to change government, and government changed us.
We are winning in Iraq. And we will come home with victory and with honor.
When the war started, you said it was going to be quick and easy. You said we knew where the weapons of mass destruction were. You were wrong. You said that we were going to be greeted as liberators. You were wrong. You said that there was no history of violence between Shiite and Sunni. And you were wrong.
We cannot a second Holocaust.
Senator McCain is absolutely right, we cannot tolerate a nuclear Iran. It would be a game changer.
We ought to go back to a little bit of Ronald Reagan's "trust, but verify."
We got to -- we've got to walk the walk and not just talk the talk when it comes to energy independence
We have put all chips in, right there
Well, in that case, I'm just gonna have to get back to ya!
"What does God mean to me? God is someone who keeps us who we are."
"And, and this movie will find it's own footing in that regard, and I think people will ah, I think people will be really excited by it."
"When I was working for him, there was a whole thing were we couldn't look at him for more than 5 seconds or ask for his autograph or we may be fired and stuff."
"It could even wash your teeth. It has mouthwash that just comes out."
"Cause I think the words that we use are often inaccessible. We talk about global warming and carbon emissions, as opposed to pollution."
"I was walking a long the shores cause I should have been able to walk across the ice to Siberia, and there were waves crashing down."
"It's winning three elections for the first time in our history."
"The UNICEF report was based on data that was dated for most of the period when we weren't in government."
"I know many Americans have questions tonight: How did we reach this point in our economy? How will the solution I propose work? And what does this mean for your financial future?"
"Many mortgage-holders began to default. These widespread defaults had effects far beyond the housing market."
"The decline in the housing market set off a domino effect across our economy. When home values declined, borrowers defaulted on their mortgages, and investors holding mortgage-backed securities began to incur serious losses."
"The government's top economic experts warn that, without immediate action by Congress, America could slip into a financial panic and a distressing scenario would unfold."
"Our economy is facing a moment of great challenge, but we've overcome tough challenges before, and we will overcome this one."
"Why are financial markets not working?"
"To make this work we do need flexibility in design of mechanisms for buying assets and from whom to buy."
"Understanding the concerns and the worries of the committee, we cannot impose punitive measures on the institutions that choose to sell assets."
"Whatever reforms the Congress makes should apply to the whole industry, whether they participate in this program or not."
"And I do believe they will do what's right for the country."
"We had a deal. It doesn't take long."
"You know, from our standpoint, we've had a lot of cash. And we now are seeing things that, you know, give us a chance to use that cash sensibly."
"Yeah, we've spent a lot of money."
Though I have to say, I was disheartened by how many of them were foreigners. I promise that when Senator McCain and I are elected, we're going to get those jobs back in American hands!
"He's been a Washington insider for decades working for big corporations." John McCain: Announcer: "There have been times where I have probably been influenced when a big donor buys access to my office and you know access is influence."
Palin: "And--" Couric: "Have you ever been involved with any negotiations, for example, with the Russians." Palin: "We have trade missions back and forth, we do."
"It's very important when you consider even national security issues with Russia. As Putin rears his head, and comes into the airspace of the United States of America, where do they go? It's Alaska, it's just right over the border."
"What the hell, Freddy?"
"Through nearly a dozen hearings, where frankly we were trying to fix something that wasn’t broke. Mr. Chairman, we do not have a crisis at Freddie Mac, and particularly at Fannie Mae, under the outstanding leadership of Franklin Raines."
"I have found, with enough persuasion, they will come around."
Seth: "Well, there might be qualities about John McCain that you respect, but do you honestly thing that Governor Sarah Palin is prepared to be Vice-President?" Bill: "Look. Sometimes women will be uncomfortable doing something at first."
"I said Mr. Secretary 'we delivered on our side of the bargain'."
"We have a problem here. I know lots of people want to talk about the past. We're talking about an actual crisis here. It's not just the administration saying it. We're seeing it in the markets."
"It's a philosophy that basically says we don't need adult supervision."
"Unlike every other civilized Western democracy in the world, this country is still extremely religious, 'cause we're young and dumb."
Hasselbeck: "Did you think we thought that?" Maher: "Well, a lot of people do. I mean, if you're irrational, who knows? That's the point. If you're irrational about some things -- if you believe a man could live to nine hundred -- who knows what you could believe?"
Goldberg: "You should go see-- I was-- will be in theatres on Friday. You can catch 'Real Time With Bill Maher' Friday nights. The reason I'm doing this is because we absolutely hit the wall and had to go." Behar: "We've got to go." Goldberg: "He's on HBO. But we -- we will be right back."
"Ultimately we expect that much if not all of the tax dollars we invest will be paid back."
"What we've got here is... failure to communicate.
"Well, this is very exciting."
Spencer: "What planet are you living on? That's a horrible idea."
Letterman: "And will he be in jail--" Hathaway: "Want to know his shoe size, too?"
Letterman: "Was the relationship finished before there was trouble?" Hathaway: "Yeah." Letterman: "Oh, there was."
"Was there ever, like, stuff missing out of your purse?"
"I'll be glad to provide you…we have the documentation. I'll be glad to provide it to you. Now you may not accept that documentation. We have it and we found out it was true."
"He's got the experience and he's got the bipartisan approach that is going to take to get us through these challenges. And I have the acknowledgement and the experience of going through what America is going through."
"What a week. Democrats blamed Republicans. Republicans blamed Democrats. We're the United States of America. It shouldn't take a crisis to pull us together."
"McCain went to the right wing. He signed their black book. He said that he supported them."
"We're prepared to go 6-7 rounds, if it takes that, which I don't think it will, but we're pretty much prepared for the endurance part of it."
"You know, it's, when you get into a fight it's all different when the bombs start dropping, but you know, I'm looking forward to this."
"I call it like I see it man, I don't see the guy having power, I see he generates a lot of power for a big guy, but I just don't see it, I saw a lot of guys he's knocked out, but he usually knocks them out when they were tired."
Couric: "What happens if the goal of democracy, Governor Palin, doesn't produce the desired outcome? For example, in Gaza: the U.S. pushed hard for elections, and Hamas won." Palin: "Yeah. Well, especially in that region, though, we have got to protect those, and support those, who do seek democracy, and do seek ...
Couric: "What other Supreme Court decisions do you disagree with?" Palin: "Hm...well...let's see...."
Couric: "Why do you think 'Roe V. Wade' was a good decision?" Biden: "Because I think it's as close to a consensus as can exist in a society as heterogeneous as ours."
Couric: "Why, in your view, is 'Roe V. Wade' a bad decision?" Palin: "I think it should be a states' issue, not a federal government-mandated-- mandating yes or no on such an important issue. I'm, in that sense, a federalist, where I believe that states should have more say in the laws of their lands in individua...
"When you walk through the gates and they close, there's no excuse, you step in and do the best you can with what you got."
"So it was a hard thing because there was a lot of issues that happened after the fight with that sickness."
"We'll see what happens, because I've tried to put this fight together before, and it never happened, there's always an excuse why, why it wouldn't happen, so we'll see."
"You know Matt, we never suggested that this was self defense."
"We play fundamentally sound that's what happened Saturday night. We're going to win."
"Well obviously that one of our goals is to get into the playoffs and we achieved that."
"I think at the end of the day, Trent's very, very happy where he's at. We wish him lot, lots of success."
"But then again there's competition. And I think the competition, it started in the off-season program. It will continue into the pre-season and from there we'll have to make a decision."
"Kolby Smith out of Louisville, he's a good player. Ross obviously played over in the World League and had a good year over there. So, we've got four or five good running backs now."
"I mean you can imagine the day that it happened, um, I got home late that night, you know, and she's waiting up for me. And she looked at me and she said, 'What have you done?"
"We got fifty people move off today we can do that."
"We're good. *BEEP* everybody."
"We are the *BEEP* of Chicago. We're Chicago's *BEEP*."
"We have the worst owner. The guy got seven *BEEP* rings."
"And I know we never deny it."
"You know we played real bad. Well, yes we did! We stunk for, for a week."
"We gotta deal with *BEEP*."
"I think when the game starts it's awesome."
"Well, we're predictable."
"For me, this movie really represents woman power."
"That's what made it fun for me."
"When I read it, I knew that it was worthy of theatrical release."
"It was welcomed with open arms."
"They kinda, uh, showed me, what they're capable of."
"When you're young, you're not able to rationalize exactly what's going on."
"I was 17, I was set on what I was gonna do."
"And I understand there's going to be ups and downs in political campaigns. I'm happy with where I am. I'm happy with where we're going. We're the underdog. I love being the underdog and we're going to be just fine."
"I think we can recover."
"Every day American people, Joe Six Pack, hockey moms across the nation, I think we need to band together and say never again. Never will we be exploited and taken advantage of again."
"John wants to add $300 million, billion in new tax cuts per year for corporate America and the very wealthy while giving virtually nothing to the middle class. We have a different value set."
"We don't call that redistribution. We call that fair."
"Now, with regard to the -- to the health care plan, you know, it's with one hand you giveth, the other you take."
"Barack Obama saw the glass as half-empty. I saw it as half-full. We disagreed on that."
"Alaska feels and sees impacts of climate change more so than any other state. And we know that it's real. I'm not one to attribute every man -- activity of man to the changes in the climate."
"The bottom line though is, and I'm glad to hear the governor, I take her at her word, obviously, that she think there should be no civil rights distinction, none whatsoever, between a committed gay couple and a committed heterosexual couple. If that's the case, we really don't have a difference."
"We do have a plan for withdrawal. We don't need early withdrawal out of Iraq. We cannot afford to lose there or we're going to be no better off in the war in Afghanistan either."
"We'll end this war. For John McCain, there's no end in sight to end this war, fundamental difference. We will end this war."