Jan. 25* 'Bodies. Bodies. Bodies. Bodies. Bodies. Bodies. I don't know how else to say it.' Haitian-American musician Richard Morse, in a tweet from Port-au-Prince, where he was working on an album when the earthquake hit.
March 22 'Not only did I grope him, I tickled him until he couldn't breathe, and then four guys jumped on top of me. It was my 50th birthday.' Former Democratic representative Eric Massa, on accusations that he inappropriately touched a male staffer. (He resigned before an ethics investigation was complete.)
April 12 'We bet on the country's revival.' Hedge-fund manager David Tepper, who earned $4 billion by buying cheap bank stocks and bonds.
*NEWSWEEK issue date.
Sources from top: Palm Beach Post, Washington Post, New York Times
May 3 'This is worse than 9/11 for us.' Lufthansa spokeswoman Jennifer Janzen, on organizing flights for stranded passengers in the wake of the volcanic ash cloud.
May 17 'I was expecting you. I wondered what took so long.' Thwarted Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad, to customs officer Rob McConkie, after being seized on a plane bound for Dubai.
Sources from top: CNN, ABC, Politico
May 24/31 'I was going to give a graduation speech in Arizona -- But with my accent, I was afraid they would deport me.' California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, in a commencement address at Emory University. …