“I would like to make this a live roll call. I want to see the faces of those of you who would eliminate the possibility of greatness in American leadership because of half-truths, lies, and innuendoes.”
talking about the vote of confirmation of Laine Hanson
“- Idgie Threadgoode: I can't believe he swore on the Bible!
- Ruth Jamison: Well, if that judge had looked any closer, he'd have seen that it was a copy of Moby Dick.”