'This is the most humble day of my life.'

1. RUPERT MURDOCH, chairman and CEO of News Corp., testifying before a parliamentary committee hearing on the recent British tabloid phone-hacking scandal

'Such an act has grossly interfered in China's internal affairs, hurt the feelings of the Chinese people and damaged Sino-American relations.'

2. MA ZHAOXU, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman, condemning President Obama's spontaneous meeting with the Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader, whom Beijing considers a separatist

'Japan won because we played with 12 players--11 and the goalpost.'

3. TAKAHIRO INAGAWA, Japanese soccer fan, following Japan's victory over the U.S. in the...

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