"Iran is not Iraq. And the United States is not that self-appointed policeman of the world anymore."
CYRUS NASSERI, Iranian envoy, characterizing U.S. suspicions that his country planned to make nuclear weapons as "déjà vu," at a two-day meeting in which the International Atomic Energy Agency urged Iran, without success, to halt its nuclear program
"Do I have page 10?"
JEANINE PIRRO, district attorney in Westchester County, N.Y., to one of her G.O.P. advisers as she got off to a bumpy start in her bid to unseat Senator Hillary Clinton, pausing for more than 30 seconds on live television to locate a missing page in her speech
"I knew the day I stood in that schoolyard and heard the ages of these boys that this is what we'd come to."
MIKE WALDEN, deputy prosecutor in Craighead County, Ark., on a law, since changed, requiring last week's release of Mitchell Johnson, who at 13 killed five people in the Jonesboro school shooting, on his 21st birthday
"They didn't strike me as the Amway type, because, to be honest, they weren't very pushy about their product."
MIKE WAGERS, taxi driver whose suspicions led police to capture a couple who claimed, during a 115-mile cab ride, to be headed to an Amway convention in Columbus, Ohio, but turned out to be an escaped prisoner and his wife, who that day had killed a guard during her husband's transfer to another penitentiary in Tennessee
"We're not asking them to throw passes or discuss politics."
BRIAN MCCARTHY, spokesman for the National Football League, on plans to ensure that a pregame concert by the Rolling Stones steers clear of the band's controversial new song, Sweet Neo Con, whose lyrics include the lines "It's liberty for all/ Democracy's our style/ Unless you are against us/ Then it's prison without trial"
"I think it's offensive to ... the Seminole Indian tribe who support the traditions of FSU."
JEB BUSH, Florida Governor, criticizing NCAA officials for their decision to penalize Florida State University and other schools unless they drop their Native American mascots
"It doesn't matter to me what other people think."
KIM CLARK, former dean of Harvard Business School, on quitting that post to run Brigham Young University-Idaho at the request of Gordon Hinkley, who heads the Mormon Church
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