“When asked, "If you had been in President Clinton's place would you have resigned?"
"If I had been in the president's place I would not have gotten the chance to resign. I would have been lying in a pool of my own blood, looking up, and listening to my wife ask, 'How do you reload this son of a bitch'?"”
“When Alexander the Great visited Diogenes and asked whether he could do anything for the famed teacher, Diogenes replied: 'Only stand out of my light.' Perhaps some day we shall know how to heighten creativity. Until then, one of the best things we c”
“We asked him to find the culprits, but the president replied wisely that if he started a purge in the security structures without finding out the facts, it would be a direct step toward destroying the whole system.”
“[But, when asked by Tillamook County Deputy District Attorney Brian Erickson about threats he allegedly made, Painter replied,] Absolutely not. I told them I need that radio; go get that radio. ... This is (expletive); let's get out of here.”