Quoteworthy

Quoteworthy

January 13th, 2013 by Staff Reports in Local Regional News

The most memorable quotes in the Times Free Press for Jan. 6-11.

"Who will police the teachers? What would happen if one of the teachers with these guns went crazy?"

-- Larry Cotton, a physical education teacher at Bradley Central High School, on proposals in the Tennessee legislature to allow teachers or school staff to be armed

"I'd go to hang the phone up and he'd say, 'You remember that I love you guys, anything I can do for you, you let me know.' That's a psychopath."

-- Karen Berman, victim of a Ponzi scheme allegedly perpetrated by Soddy-Daisy accountant Jack Brown, on how she and other victims say he claimed to be a friend while bilking them out of their money

"Very seldom do you have a second opportunity to share in a historic moment."

-- Dr. Thomas Rumph, a Chattanooga dentist who plans to attend President Obama's second inauguration

"Moses did a really good job with just 10 laws, and we're getting 15 apiece."

-- Rep. Bill Dunn, R-Knoxville, as Tennessee House lawmakers debated a proposed cap on the number of bills they can introduce during the session