Quotations of the day

By The Associated Press | July 26, 2012 | 3:35 AM EDT

"You know, they're not hanging out ..., they're not playing video games, they're not watching 'Real Housewives. I'm just saying. It's a two-way street. You've got to earn success." — President Obama, comparing American kids to higher achievers in Beijing and Bangalore.


"I don't happen to believe that America needs new gun laws. A lot of what this ... young man did was clearly against the law. But the fact that it was against the law did not prevent it from happening," — Mitt Romney, on the Colorado theater massacre.


"This momentary indiscretion has jeopardized the most important thing in my life, the person I love and respect the most, Rob. I love him, I love him, I'm so sorry." — Kristen Stewart, admitting she was unfaithful to boyfriend and fellow "Twilight" actor Robert Pattinson.