The Week in Quotes (April 29 – May 5)

Here are some of the week’s most notable quotes culled from news reports from across Texas, and beyond.

President Barack Obama at the White House Correspondents Dinner, making joking reference to the moment in the GOP presidential primary campaign when Rick Santorum called Obama a snob for wanting young people to go to college.

We both have degrees from Harvard. I have one, (Mitt Romney) has two. What a snob.

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Michael Zimmerman, on why he founded the Clergy Letter Project.

The men and women who comprise The Clergy Letter Project, religious leaders representing scores of religions and denominations, are not opposed to religion. What they are opposed to, though, is the belief that there is only one “right” religion and that American society must reflect the narrow position promoted by those who espouse that one view.

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Texas Education Agency Commissioner Robert Scott, upon announcing his resignation from the post he was appointed to by Gov. Rick Perry in 2007.

It’s time.

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry, referencing his infamous “oops” moment at a breakfast to celebrate the National Day of Prayer.

Every one of us has ‘oops moments’ every day. America may not forgive you for it. But God will.

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Gov. Rick Perry, during an appearance on Fox News Channel’s Your World with Neil Cavuto.

Mitt – he’s going to be our nominee, we are going to be behind him and God help us if he doesn’t win.

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