"A strong democratic Iraq will bring stability to the Middle East, and if we see Iraq that's moving toward that, two, three, five years from now, I think we can call our operations a success." — Gen. Ray Odierno in a TV interview saying it may take several years before America can determine if the war in Iraq was a success.
"The history of ignoring the law makes the sickening of 1,300 and the forced recall of 550 million eggs shockingly understandable. You have to wonder where the USDA and FDA inspectors were." — Attorney William D. Marler in an e-mail to The Associated Press after an egg industry spokeswoman said the two Iowa farms that recalled more than a half-billion eggs linked to as many as 1,300 cases of salmonella poisoning share suppliers of chickens and feed as well as ties to an Iowa business routinely cited for violating state and federal law.
"The jet, as well as being an ambassador of death for the enemies of humanity, has a main message of peace and friendship." — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at the inauguration ceremony of the Iran's first domestically built unmanned bomber aircraft.