Verbatim: May 12, 2003

"With those attacks, the terrorists and their supporters declared war on the United States. And war is what they got." GEORGE W. BUSH, speaking aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln

"If you go to Starbucks, I'll bite you." KHALED AL-MAEENA, editor of an English-language newspaper in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, quoting his U.S.-educated daughter to illustrate the rising anti-American sentiment in his country

"We ought to look in the mirror, stick out our chests, suck in our bellies, and say, 'Damn, we're Americans,' and smile." RETIRED LIEUT. GENERAL JAY GARNER, head of the reconstruction effort in Iraq

"I hope that when...

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