updated 5/31/2005 10:12:52 PM ET 2005-06-01T02:12:52

"I don't think it will ever be resolved whether it was an actual person or a composite ... Very few people had access to all this information--some of it was available only at the FBI, some only at very high levels in the White House. ... I don't see that even the White House had all that information."
--W. Mark Felt, 1974
Source: Slate.com

"I would have done better. I would have been more effective. Deep Throat didn't exactly bring the White House crashing down, did he?"
--W. Mark Felt, "The Hartford Courant," 1999

"It would be terrible. This would completely undermine the reputation that you might have as a loyal, logical employee of the FBI. It just wouldn't fit at all." (1999)
--W. Mark Felt, 1999
Source: Slate.com

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