CLINTON ''He killed those he controlled.'' - President Clinton's judgement on David Koresh who died with 85 other members of his sect in the inferno at Waco. RENO ''I made the decision. I am accountable, the buck stops with me.'' - Attorney-General Janet Reno who gave the go ahead for the raid that led to the deaths. LOVELOCK ''They promised that. They went against their word.'' - Waco survivor Derek Lovelock who claimed FBI officials had pledged a negotiated end to the siege. PATTEN ''If those who would help us have it in mind to pull our constitutional concerns into the MFN debate, I should like to make a very frank appeal to them: please don't.'' - Chris Patten, asking the US not to tie Hongkong's political future to China's Most Favoured Nation status. MCLAREN ''We've never been in this one before.'' - Sir Robin McLaren, looking around Villa No 10, an undistinguished two-storey grey-brick building in Beijing with a small meeting room chosen for this week's talks with Britain because, as a Foreign Ministry official said, ''the talks are between Mr Jiang and the ambassador and just a few advisers''. FARLIE ''The Hongkong Government must not turn a blind-eye to this type of blatant bullying and highly dangerous professional behaviour.'' - HK Shipowners' Association director Michael Farlie, commenting on a Chinese raid on a Hongkong-manned vessel north of the Philippines. YUEN ''We do not know what the rest are doing.'' - Professor Natalis Yuen, admitting that the Government could not account for 14,000 of the territory's 30,000 registered nurses. MANDELA ''Speed is of the essence. . . We want an election date now.'' - Nelson Mandela, speaking at the funeral of murdered black African leader Chris Hani. The killing sparked more violence in troubled South Africa. MARCOS ''In the case of Bong-Bong's wedding, as his mother, I will pray for the best.'' - Imelda Marcos reacting to the wedding of her son Ferdinand ''Bong-Bong'' Junior to an in-law of her arch-foe Corazon Aquino. She was not invited to the wedding. LAU ''How glad I am to be in Taipei.'' - Hongkong pop star Andy Lau, to the packed audience at a charity concert in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. AIRLINE SPOKESMAN ''Luckily there was one in the hanger so we were able to do it.'' - Air France staff member, describing how a Saudi prince paid US$1.21 million to fly from Paris to New York in a specially chartered Concorde after he and his 90 staff missed the scheduled flight.