Bill Clinton, 1998

"It depends on what the meaning of the word 'is' is. If 'is' means is and never has been, that is one thing. If it means there is none, that was a completely true statement."

Sam Alito, 2006

"If 'settled' means it can't be reexamined, that's one thing. If 'settled' means it is a precedent entitled to respect as stare decisis, then it is a precedent that is protected and entitled to respect."