Quotations of the day

By The Associated Press | October 19, 2012 | 3:34 AM EDT

"If four Americans get killed, it's not optimal. We're going to fix it. All of it." — President Barack Obama, rejecting criticism that his administration has offered a confused response to the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya.


"You do not keep secrets hidden about dangers to children." — Portland, Ore., attorney Kelly Clark, after a trove of 14,500 pages from the Boy Scouts' so-called "perversion files" were made public.


"I just reminded everybody when we took our punches all year, 'You know what? Let's just wait till the end, and then if we have underachieved, I will be the first one to admit it.'" — Tigers manager Jim Leyland, after Detroit swept the New York Yankees in the American League Championship Series and advanced to the World Series.