Magazine article Newsweek

Perspectives

Magazine article Newsweek

Perspectives

Article excerpt

Byline: Quotation sources from top to bottom: Newsday, New York Post, The Hill, BBC, New York Post (2), New York Times, CNN, Reuters, New York Post, Associated Press (2), Chicago Sun-Times

"I believe a marriage is between a man and a woman." President George W. Bush, discussing gay marriage at his Rose Garden news conference

"I think if people want to divorce their wives, they should resort to a much more personal approach." Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, days after an Islamic court allowed men to divorce their wives by sending cell-phone text messages. Islamic law states that a man can divorce his wife by declaring "I divorce you" three times.

"It's just our way of correcting her version of history." Kris Tinn, chapter leader of conservative group Free Republic, on its "audio protests" outside bookstores where Sen. Hillary Clinton signs copies of her memoir, "Living History." The musical statement includes Tammy Wynette's "Stand by Your Man" and "The Bitch Is Back" by Elton John.

"We have covered everything in this loch, and we saw no signs of any large living animal." Ian Florence, a BBC researcher who surveyed the waters said to hide Scotland's legendary tourist attraction the Loch Ness monster

"This is not a touchy-feely situation." William Salzman, principal of New York City's new high school for gay students

"He's a piece of trash waiting to be collected." Secretary of State Colin Powell, on Saddam Hussein

"I don't care what you label me as long as you call me president. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.