Check out this week's buzziest, funniest and craziest quotes from around the world.
|'The World Needs More Chris Stevenses'|
President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke at a ceremony at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, honoring the four Americans killed in a brazen assault on a diplomatic mission in Libya on the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack and sharing some details of the men who they said laid down their lives for their colleagues and for the United States.
Clinton, who swore in Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens to his ambassadorship after the revolution, said Stevens risked his life daily for the Libyan people.
"The world needs more Chris Stevenses," she said.
|'We Will Not Waiver in Our Commitment to See That Justice Is Done for This Terrible Act'|
The assault on the American consulate in Libya consisted of two separate attacks that forced the Americans from the consulate and then besieged them in a second building in a gunbattle that lasted four and half hours, according to a detailed timeline from a senior administration official.
After finding out the news that four Americans, including ambassador Chris Stevens, had been killed President Obama said he will be steadfast in seeking justice.
"We will not waiver in our commitment to see that justice is done for this terrible act. And make no mistake, justice will be done."
|'It's Hard to Imagine What Else They Could Have Been Modeling This On'|
Director Paul Thomas Anderson has downplayed "The Master's" connection to Scientology. At the Toronto International Film Festival, he reportedly rolled his eyes when asked about the parallels between his latest movie, which came out in limited release Friday, and the polarizing religion founded by L. Ron Hubbard.
He was less dismissive at the Venice International Film Festival earlier this month. "I really don't know a whole hell of a lot about Scientology, particularly now," he said at a news conference. "But I do know a lot about the beginning of the movement, and it inspired me to use it as a backdrop for these characters."
Stephen Kent, a sociology professor at the University of Alberta who specializes in Scientology, saw echoes of the religion in the movie, particularly in one scene when a character undergoes a one-on-one interrogation.
"The repetition of questions, for example, often happens, so that people being audited can go back to an earlier related incident," Kent said. "The one-on-one process, sitting across from each other, it's hard to imagine what else they could have been modeling this on."
|'I Like Toiling in Obscurity'|
Ten years ago, the whole market of energy shots didn't even exist. Now, they seems to be for sale at every convenience store counter in the nation.
But the first one was 5-Hour Energy, the 2-ounce energy shot dreamed up by Manoj Bhargava, who is now estimated to have a net worth of $1.3 billion, according to Forbes. And the only problem Bhargava has with all this attention -- and it really does seem to bother him -- is that people keep talking about it.
"I didn't want to be known," he said. "People say, 'I didn't want to toil in obscurity.' I like toiling in obscurity."
Obscurity becomes difficult though, when your billion-dollar product comes under official scrutiny. New York State's Attorney General has issued subpoenas to Bhargava's company, as well as two others, Monster Beverage and Pepsico, which makes AMP, seeking more details on how their products are marketed and advertised
|'It Wasn't a Peck, But It Wasn't a Hardcore Makeout Session'|
A gay North Dakota freshman linebacker says he was kicked off his university football team for kissing his much-older boyfriend at a game.
Before the incident, Jamie Kuntz, 18, was playing football for North Dakota State College of Sciences in Wahpeton on a partial scholarship.
He was recovering from a concussion over Labor Day weekend so his coach sent him to the press box to videotape the game against Snow College in Pueblo, Colo.
Kuntz's 65-year-old boyfriend, who lives in Colorado, came to the game and was sitting in the press box with him.
The couple shared a kiss in between plays.
"It wasn't a peck, but it wasn't a hardcore makeout session," Kuntz told ABCNews.com. "It was in between."
Two days later, Kuntz said, he was kicked off the team.
|'I'm a Strong Believer That Women Can Do Things That Men Can Do'|
At first look, Treds Tire and Wheel in San Antonio seems familiar. Stacks of tires surround busy workers doing repairs, rotations and fixing flats. But a closer look reveals some unusual details.
The tire jack is pink, the tools have polka dots, and all of the employees are women.
"I'm a strong believer that women can do things that men can do," Andrea Rodriguez, the manager, told ABCNews.com. "I have four brothers so I was raised with that mentality. I can do things that my brothers could do."
Rodriguez is 19. When her family told her they wanted to open a tire shop in a building where several consecutive tire businesses had failed, she asked her mother, "Why not make it different and make it all girls?"
|'Little Piggies in a Donut Box!'|
A miffed motorist who received a $137 traffic ticket stuck it to the police when he paid the fine with 137 origami pigs made of $1 bills in a couple of Dunkin' Donuts boxes.
With a phone propped in his shirt pocket to record the transaction, a man that uses that moniker "Bacon Moose" on YouTube arrived to make a municipal court payment for a ticket that he thought was unfair. The video does not indicate the man's name, the court jurisdiction or when the fine was paid.
"How different is this then if I had crumpled bills in my pocket? I am offering you to pay in cash right now. I would have paid by card, but you offer a 5 percent fee for that," he asked the clerk, who told him the bills needed to be unfolded.
Eventually, the clerk brings over a uniformed police officer to assess the situation. That officer quite politely asks "Bacon Moose" to step over to the counter and unfold the bills.
"Bacon Moose" finally agrees. Moments later in the clip, it suddenly dawns on that officer what he is looking at.
"Little piggies in a donut box! I got it, I got it!" he laughs.