"We have been bending backward for so long we are beginning to look like contortionists."
the Philippines' Defense Secretary, expressing concern that the hostage crisis had made his country look weak
"The next few days I'm going fishing."
WEN HO LEE,
former American nuclear weapons scientist and accused spy, following his release from prison
|| "I did work hard, and I want to keep my earnings. Can you lower my taxes, please?"
U.S. Open winner, in a post-match phone conversation with President Bill Clinton
" When I was a young kid, and you were going into acting, you weren't supposed to have a vowel at the end of your name."
Hollywood leading man, revealing that early in his career he nearly changed his name to Sonny Scott