Verbatim: Jul. 31, 2006

"This is a war of nerves. Don't be fooled by quiet. Be afraid of it." --KHALID MEHDI, fisherman from Tyre, Lebanon, during a lull in the bombings by Israel that have pounded the town, which is sandwiched between Israel and Hizballah's heartland in southern Lebanon

"Nobody wants to take any chances anymore, so if one person screams, everyone runs." --PAK ADITYA, resident of Java, Indonesia, after a magnitude-6.0 earthquake last week that sparked fears of another tsunami, just two days after a tsunami claimed at least 650 lives on the island

"Just going to make it up. I'm not going to...

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