"One by one, the terrorists are learning the meaning of American justice."
George W. Bush, U.S. President, during his State of the Union address, on the country's war on terror
"We are not talking about concessions. It is clarification."
Regina Ip, Hong Kong Secretary for Security, on a government decision to ease provisions of an antisedition bill
"We saw it coming across the sky real bright and shiny and all in one piece. Then it broke up in about six pieces—they were all balls of fire."
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