Quotations of the day

Published April 7, 2012 10:18AM (EDT)

"I saw the parachute on the house and he was still connected to it, and he was laying on the ground with his face full of blood. The pilot said, 'I'm sorry for destroying your house.'" — Colby Smith to WVEC-TV after a Navy fighter jet malfunctioned and crashed Friday into an apartment complex courtyard in Virginia Beach, Va.


"I share something in common with Norman Rockwell and, for that matter, with Walt Disney, in that I really like to make people happy." — Popular artist Thomas Kinkade, who died Friday at 54, in a biography on his website.


"It's over with. And if (Mitt) Romney carries Pennsylvania, that completes it. He'll be the presumptive nominee before the end of the month." — Bob Bennett, a Republican National Committee member from Ohio, on the GOP frontrunner's delegate lead over chief rival Rick Santorum.

By Salon Staff

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