Quotations of the day

January 26, 2013 - 3:32 AM

"The decision is novel and unprecedented. It contradicts 150 years of practice by Democratic and Republican administrations." — White House press secretary Jay Carney after a federal appeals court ruled Friday that President Barack Obama violated the Constitution when he bypassed the Senate last year to appoint three members of the National Labor Relations Board.

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"We all know that death is never better — never better. Really what it's about is saying is it would be easier for us, not better for her. And I'm here to tell you ... Bella is better for us and we are better because of Bella." — Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum on his daughter Bella, born with a serious genetic condition, at the March for Life rally in Washington on Friday.

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"I will never leave until Morsi leaves. What can possibly happen to us? Will we die? That's fine, because then I will be with God as a martyr. Many have died before us and even if we don't see change, future generations will." — Egyptian protester Sara Mohammed as she was treated for tear gas inhalation outside President Mohammed Morsi's palace in Cairo on Friday.