Memorable May quotes
"There is no possibility that it will not happen because our information comes from the Bible."
The Christian radio broadcaster was the key figure behind a popular doomsday prediction that did not come to pass.
"On nights like this one, we can say that justice has been done."
On May 1, the president announced the death of the world's most-wanted terrorist.
"While I deserve your attention and criticism, my family does not."
The former California governor publicly admitted to having an affair and fathering a child out of wedlock . He made the admission after he and his wife announced they are separating .
"It is with infinite sadness that I feel compelled today to present to the Executive Board my resignation …"
The IMF accepted the resignation of its managing director after he was arrested for investigation of sexual assault charges.
"I understand Hitler ... I sympathize with him a bit."
During a press conference at a prestigious film festival, the Danish director — who's worked with the likes of Nicole Kidman and Bjork — joked about his German heritage.
"I'm not commenting on stuff like that. ... I frankly don't want to play the gotcha games in Washington."
The GOP presidential candidate refused to address recent reports that he has carried significant debt to a luxury store.
"We don't drink blood … that's sick."
This indie actress joked about her highly anticipated new movie role to David Letterman, who assumed the plot was just another "vampire deal."
"There is no heaven. ...That is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark."
In an interview with a British newspaper, the famed physicist expressed his belief that the afterlife doesn't exist.
"These are not Western concepts; these are universal human rights."
The secretary of state voiced these words of support of individuals "fighting for equality and justice" on May 17, a significant day for a community working to end discrimination.
"It's a historic time we're in all along the Mississippi River."
The commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers explains plans to flood a region of Louisiana to reduce pressure from the rising river.
"We wanted to write a comedy, not a female comedy, just a comedy that has a lot of women in it."
The "SNL" alum discussed the new film that she both co-wrote and starred in
"I realized I would never be free unless I revealed the truth."
In his forthcoming autobiography, the hall of famer claimed an unnamed Olympic boxing coach abused him as a teen.
"Thank you so much for coming on this extraordinary journey with me."
On May 19, the evening news anchor signed off for the last time, leaving the post after five years.
"An African-American male is taught that he has to be masculine."
The cable news anchor discussed the difficulty of revealing his homosexuality, an announcement he made public in his new memoir.
"My parents got me Stevie Wonder 'Signed, Sealed, Delivered' and the Beatles when I was younger. … Good choices, Mom and Dad."
During her MTV special, Lady Gaga recalls the music she listened to growing up.
"I was watching the coverage of the tornadoes backstage at rehearsals, and I wanted to do something for the families affected by the damage."
The influential young country star held a benefit for the residents of this hard-hit Southern town
"For us to have a chance to win, you cannot afford to get tired."
The Miami Heat head coach egged on one of his star players, who helped the team steal an NBA playoff win from their opponents.
"It is done."
After 25 years of hosting, Winfrey wrapped her daytime talk show with a star-studded finale.