"Just as insects are attracted to weakened trees in a drought, they can also sense through heat and smoke when trees are in trouble during a fire. Environmentally, they know there's going to be a feast."
A U.S. Forest Service entomologist, on the insects that can plague firefighters.
"I want to thank the Sisters of Charity for teaching me how to read and write. I want to thank the Irish Christian Brothers for throwing me out of high school."
John Patrick Shanley
Whose "Doubt," a drama about the innocence -- or guilt -- of a popular parish priest was named best play at the Tony Awards.