"We believe the best way to go through this is to do a countdown."
NASA official Bill Parsons
On the space agency's decision to schedule a Tuesday launch of the shuttle Discovery in an effort to deal with a fuel gauge problem that halted last week's countdown.
"No one is entitled to a free pass to a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court."
Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy
Senior Democrat on the committee that will question Supreme Court nominee John Roberts later this summer.
"This confrontation saps a great deal of energy, disrupts the lives of all of the country's residents."
Israeli deputy prime minister, on a three-day mass protest against the Gaza pullout.