"Sufferin' succotash, what was that?" - Rep. Barney Frank, Boston, MA
"Shatterin' china and swaying chandaliers in Dixie, oh my Lo'd have mercy me!" - Sen. Richard Burr
"Did you feel that?"
"Yes! I felt it! It was so erotic!"
"I can't feel anything."
"Yes, I noticed your face didn't jiggle."
- Nancy Pelosi, John Boehner
Tuesday-Sized Earthquake Gently Jostles East Coast"...for a fleeting moment everything felt right with the world..." - from the opium diary Michael Bloomberg
- Los Angeles Times
"Turn off the dark!" - Julie Taymor, awaking with a start
"Jesus Christ, calm down, you people are acting like a bunch of Los Angelinos in the snow." - Frank Sinatra Jr. in a bathrobe, Midtown Manhattan
"I told you you'd pay, you bitch." - Jimmy Carter seen shaking his fist at the National Cathedral
"What the hell now it's just a shake, why aren't you kids back in school?"
"Twitter said that the wrath of God makes the social compact no longer viable." - Arne Duncan and a group of adolescents, Washington D.C.