? Howard K. Smith, ABC newscaster and a member of the President's Commission on Olympic Sports: "We're out of date. We shake our old, untended sports tree once every four years and gather whatever plums fall off. Other nations cultivate their orchards day by day, pruning, nursing, root-feeding them and harvesting ever more plums."
? Billy Carter, on the trouble he had arranging a charter flight for Georgians to his brother's Inauguration: "They told me it had to be a special event. I said, 'What's a special event?' They said, 'Like the Sugar Bowl.' "