TORONTO - A judge on Monday ordered Mayor Rob Ford out of office for violating conflict of interest rules. Some quotes:

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  • "I'm gonna fight tooth and nail to hold onto my job and if they do for some reason kick me out I'll be running right back as soon as the next election is." — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. Toronto Mayor Rob Ford talks to media at city hall in Toronto, Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. A judge has found Ford,the mayor of Canada's largest city, guilty of conflict of interest and has ordered him removed from office. AP Photo/ THE CANADIAN PRESS, Nathan Denette)

  • "I don't think he's evil. He just can't tell the difference between right and wrong." — Ken Garnum, citizen. Ken Garnum walks with a sign outside city hall in Toronto on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel

  • "It is tragic that the elected mayor of a great city should bring himself to this: Rob Ford did this to Rob Ford." — Lawyer Clayton Ruby. Lawyer Clayton Ruby speaks at a press conference in Toronto Friday, February 11, 2011 to call for a criminal investigation into police actions during the G20 summit. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

  • "The people are going to speak. I'm not going to have people who say, 'You can't do this, you can't do that'. I'm going to fight for the taxpayers like I always have." — Mayor Rob Ford. Toronto Mayor Rob Ford talks to media at city hall in Toronto, Monday, Nov.26, 2012. A judge has found FORD guilty of conflict of interest and has ordered him removed from office. (AP PHOTO/ THE CANADIAN PRESS, Nathan Denette)

"I'm gonna fight tooth and nail to hold onto my job and if they do for some reason kick me out I'll be running right back as soon as the next election is." — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford.

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"It is difficult to accept an error-in-judgment defence based essentially on a stubborn sense of entitlement (concerning his football foundation) and a dismissive and confrontational attitude to the integrity commissioner and the 'code of conduct'." — Superior Court Justice Charles Hackland.

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"I don't think he's evil. He just can't tell the difference between right and wrong." — Ken Garnum, citizen.

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"We as citizens are responsible for each other, and that means standing up and doing what is right." — Paul Magder, businessman who filed the conflict of interest case against Ford.

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"It is tragic that the elected mayor of a great city should bring himself to this: Rob Ford did this to Rob Ford." — Lawyer Clayton Ruby.

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"The people are going to speak. I'm not going to have people who say, 'You can't do this, you can't do that'. I'm going to fight for the taxpayers like I always have." — Mayor Rob Ford.