As listed in TIME magazine: April 24 2006:
"Our answer to those who are angry about Iran obtaining the full nuclear cycle is one phrase - we say: Be angry and die of this anger." - Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of Iran, following the announcement that Iran had successfully enriched uranium.
"I think it's arrogant for us to walk into a country where we are just beginning to operate and tell that country how to operate." - Eric Schmidt, Google CEO, reponding to criticism over Google's willingness to comply with China's censorship laws for the recent launch of its local-language search engine.
"Last time I read the Bible, there was no requirement to be checking passports." - Carol Vega, demonstrator from Puerto Rico, at a march in Washington protesting U.S. legislation on illegal immigration that would tighten U.S. borders and punish churches and other groups helping undocumented workers.
"This is a very difficult and sad day for all of us." - Yisrael Maimon, Israeli Cabinet Secretary, at a meeting to declare former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon - in a coma following his Jan. 4 stroke - unfit for office, formally ending his five-year rule.
"Don't think of me as a 14-year old, since all these troubles have made me older; I won't regret my actions. I'll behave the way I think I should!" - Anne Frank, in a 1944 letter to her father that was released last week, protesting after she was forbidden to spend time alone with a young man hiding from the Nazis with the Franks in Amsterdam.
"Maybe beauty is the final step to end violence and preach world peace after all." - Tamar Goregian, winner of the Iraq Queen of Beauty pageant, in her acceptance speech, four days before extremists' threats prompted her resignation. The second and third runners-up declined the crown, and the current queen is in hiding.
"I'll take Marlon Brando in On The Waterfont." - John Prescott, British Deputy Prime Minister, when asked which actor he would want to play him in a film of his life. The former seaman's union activist ruled out British movie star Hugh Grant as being "new Labour, not old Labour".