Gov. Palin: "I don't know if the task is from God, Charlie. What I know is that my son has made a decision. I am so proud of his independent and strong decision. What he decided to do, in serving for the right reasons in serving something greater than self, and not choosing a real easy path, where he could be more comfortable and certainly safer."
- Gov. Sarah Palin, Charlie Gibson exchange in ABC News Interview (September 11th, 2008)
"Because I wouldn't give you two cents for all your fancy rules if, behind them, they didn't have a little bit of plain, ordinary, everyday kindness and a little looking out for the other fella, too."
- Jefferson Smith (played by James Stewart) in Frank Capra's Mr. Smith Goes to Washington(1939)