"The word 'scandal' has been thrown around here like a clanging teapot for seven years."
BILL CLINTON, U.S. President, scolding reporters for using the term in reference to his administration
"What we were doing was exposing Microsoft's own little Watergate."
LARRY ELLISON, chairman of Oracle Corp., admitting that his company hired investigators to probe his software-making rival
" Never in my entire life has anyone been able to buy me."
HELMUT KOHL, disgraced former German Chancellor, denying before an inquiry that he accepted bribes while in office
"With China's first-class talents but third-class wages, there is plenty of room for development of the Internet."
LIU TAI-YING, chairman of Taiwan's China Development Bank