"We received no advanced notice. It was like a lightning bolt." – Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, who heads the Senate Intelligence Committee on the FBI investigation that revealed an extramarital affair between ex-CIA Director David Petraeus and his biographer.
"We understand this was a mistake and was not meant to target Israel, and then that is why we fired a warning shot in retaliation." – Lt. Col. Avital Leibovich, a military spokeswoman in a statement after Israel was drawn into the fighting in neighboring Syria for the first time, firing warning shots across the border after an errant mortar shell landed near an Israeli military installation in the Golan Heights.
"I don't know what to make of this. We have one of the best kickers in the game, and it came down to him at the end and he misses it. That tells you right there something wasn't right." – San Francisco linebacker Patrick Willis after the kickers for both the 49ers and the St. Louis Rams missed overtime field goal kicks, resulting in a rare tie at 24-24.