"I trust in the hard way, for little has come to me except in the hard way." --Senator Bob Dole
"You get big storms at any time at extremes of altitude, but this one, it sounds like it was a real humdinger." --Mountaineer Greg Mortimer, of the blizzard that killed eight people on Mount Everest
"I heard the roar of winds and saw something like a fireball on the northwestern side of the sky. I jumped into an irrigation canal and escaped the demon's path." --A farmer in Bangladesh, of the tornado that leveled 60 villages and may have...