Out Loud: May 9, 2008

The best quotes of the week.

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"There's no doubt that things feel better today, by a lot, than they did in March."

Henry Paulson, Treasury secretary, on the credit crisis

"I've been losing weight on this campaign. I hope there are some biscuits and grits."

Sen. Barack Obama, campaigning for president in Indiana

"We've broken the tie, and thanks to you it's full speed—on to the White House."

Sen. Hillary Clinton, in Indiana, after eking out a thin victory against Obama there while losing big in North Carolina, a day some say ended her chances of winning the presidency

"Perhaps the mayor will come out with his underpants on over his trousers like Superman...to show us how it should be done."

Bob Crow, general secretary of a London transportation union, mocking Mayor Boris Johnson's bid to end drinking on the city's legendary subway system, the Tube

Sources: Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, AFP