"The Germans are used to punctuality. I'm already very Italian."
German-born Pope Benedict XVI
Apologizing for being late to an audience with German pilgrims.
"For kids of that age, it's hard for them to tell on their peers."
An assistant school superintendent in Houston County, Ga., which earlier this month started offering rewards to students for reporting crimes committed by fellow students.
"If someone brings a gun to school or is doing drugs in the bathroom, no one has to pay me to let the teachers know."
Senior high school student, president of the school's National Honor Society chapter, on school programs that pay students to inform on classmates.