“It is right within the ethical guidelines.”

-Psychologist Bruce Beaton, telling the court that forcing his female patient to wear a dog collar and call him “master” was within a psychologist’s ethical guidelines.


“It was miserable; it sucked; it was terrible. Besides that, it was fine.”

-Tennis player Andy Roddick, on his Australian Open loss against Roger Federer.

(Associated Press)

“Being dowdy is not effective.”

-Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., on choosing lawmaking outfits that aren’t boring.

(New York Times)

“We are the people who run this country. We are the deciders. And every single day, every single one of us needs to step outside and take some action to help stop this war. We need people in the streets, banging pots and pans and demanding, ‘Stop it, now!'”

-Columnist Molly Ivins in her column Jan. 11, urging readers to reject Bush’s plan to send 20,000 more troops to Iraq. Ivins passed away Jan. 31 after a long battle with breast cancer.