In Their Own Words: 2014's Memorable Quotes

In a year in which the governor got indicted, candidates duked it out in races for every statewide political office and Ebola came to Dallas, there were plenty of contenders for this list. But we’ve done our best to collect the most noteworthy quotes of 2014.

In a year in which the governor got indicted, candidates duked it out in races for every statewide political office and Ebola came to Dallas, there were plenty of contenders for this list — even without the Legislature in session. But we’ve done our best to collect the most noteworthy quotes of 2014, straight from the mouths of Texas politicos, be they silver-tongued or tongue-tied. Click through our slideshow to revisit the blunders, bluster and occasional moments of eloquence over the last 12 months.