#1) "I love those hockey moms. You know, they say the difference between a hockey mom and a pit bull? Lipstick."
#2) "I guess a small-town mayor is sort of like a community organizer, except that you have actual responsibilities."
#3) "I might add that, in small towns, we don't quite know what to make of a candidate who lavishes praise on working people when they're listening and then talks about how bitterly they cling to their religion and guns when those people aren't listening."
#4) "No, we tend to prefer candidates who don't talk about us one way in Scranton and another way in San Francisco."
#5) "Here's a little newsflash for those reporters and commentators: I'm not going to Washington to seek their good opinion. I'm going to Washington to serve the people of this great country."
#6) "Our opponents say again and again that drilling will not solve all of America's energy problems, as if we didn't know that already."
#7) "But listening to him speak, it's easy to forget that this is a man who has authored two memoirs but not a single major law or even a reform, not even in the State Senate."
#8) "This is a man who can give an entire speech about the wars America is fighting and never use the word "victory," except when he's talking about his own campaign."
#9) "But when the cloud of rhetoric has passed, when the roar of the crowd fades away, when the stadium lights go out, and those Styrofoam Greek columns are hauled back to some studio lot..."
#10) "My fellow citizens, the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery."