“My face is all frozen, my glasses are all frozen, my hair is all frozen. I know how to drive in the snow. But this storm came on suddenly and everyone was leaving work at the same time. I don’t think anybody did anything wrong; the weather just hit quickly.” — Soo Keith of Raleigh, N.C., who parked her car after making little headway after two hours and made it home four hours after her commute began.
“Don’t kill the child. Because if you do, people will not forget, they will not forgive. We will hunt you down and we will put you to death.” — Don Ryce, 70, after Juan Carlos Chavez, 46, was executed in Starke, Fla., for raping and killing his 9-year-old son 18 years ago.
“From my vantage point, which was sometimes no further than an inch from his face, and one time nose on nose, he was inarguably the greatest pantomimist, monologist and single sketch comedian who ever worked in television.” — Carl Reiner on the death of Sid Caesar, 91, the comic genius of 1950s television.