Verbatim: Nov. 3, 2003

"It is pretty clear that the coalition can win in Afghanistan and Iraq in one way or another, but it will be a long, hard slog." DONALD RUMSFELD, Secretary of Defense, in a memo to top-ranking Defense officials leaked to the press last week

"He's going to show me the ropes. He's going to give me some of the inside information here." ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER, upon meeting with California Governor Gray Davis, whom he will replace , having won the state's recall election earlier this month

"What we want is for both sides to drop guns and ... to co-exist peacefully."...

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