"I haven't thought about it. We'll have to see how the politics gel."
-- John Noyes, Newport Beach city councilman, on reports that his fellow
council members likely will make him the city's next mayor.
"My mother had so much vitality, such a zest for life. She was truly an
independent person. She never wanted to burden her children."
-- Bruce Grant, speaking about his mother, Beverly Grant, who died in
last weekend's EgyptAir crash off Nantucket Island, Mass.