"People are going to be very suspicious when one talks to them about intelligence."
Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations, on the repercussions of the U.S. failure to find weapons of mass destruction in Iraq

"You can say, 'Sex, sex, sex!' in China now. But you can't say, 'I have a vagina.'"
Shadow Zhang, performer in a production in Shanghai of The Vagina Monologues that was canceled by a government order last week

"I'm a war President. I make decisions here in the Oval Office in foreign-policy matters with war on...

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