(MONEY Magazine) – "About as useful to Americans as socks on a rooster" --Federal Trade Commission chairman Timothy J. Muris, on the privacy notices that banks are now required to send to customers each year

"I guess...I'm not the best personnel officer in the world" --Vice President Dick Cheney, joking about advising President Bush to make Paul O'Neill his Treasury Secretary in 2000. The impolitic O'Neill was replaced in 2002

"LAS VEGAS! Vegas, baby, Vegas!" --Minyoung Sohn, 28, newly named manager of $6 billion Janus Growth & Income, listing his interests on a website he created five years ago, shortly after joining Janus