"You've got the Holy Spirit as the pit boss in this casino."
Who wrote a book about the papal selection process, on the long odds of trying to pick the next head of the Roman Catholic Church.
"It's like the loss of our own child."
Capt. Michael Roscoe
An Army medic in Kabul, Afghanistan, on the death of an Afghan toddler two days after he returned home from the United States for surgery to fix a heart condition.
"The people who are doing the job are real romantics who are involved in fascinating work for a miserable salary."
Of Russian Mission Control, paying tribute to cosmonauts after Friday's rocket launch. Cosmonauts earn $144 to $179 a month.