Seven of the Best(ish) Quotes From 2013

Three years ago I compiled the best quotes from 2010, and it was moderately funny. Here are seven(ish) quotes from 2013 that got my attention:

“I’m basically the healthiest fat guy you have ever seen”
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, as he ate a doughnut on a late-night talk show

“The administration does not support blowing up planets”
Paul Shawcross, chief of science and space in the White House Office of Management and Budget,
rejecting a viral petition for the creation of a national-defense “Death Star”

“Nolle Timere”
– Irish poet Seamus Heaney’s final words (“Don’t be afraid”),
to his wife in a text message

“He broke up with me”
Matt Damon regarding President Obama<

Anything Miley Cyrus said in 2013.

“I don’t think anybody is 100 percent happy with the bill.
That probably means we have a pretty good bill”

– House Speaker Mike Hubbard, R-Auburn, on April 25,
after the National Rifle Association and Alabama Sheriffs’ Association
announced their support of a compromise version

“Yes, I have smoked crack cocaine”
Mayor Rob Ford

Anything you’d like to add to the list?