'The most difficult time in any transition is when we think that success is in sight.'

1. AUNG SAN SUU KYI, Burmese opposition politician and chairperson of the National League for Democracy, updating President Obama on her country's democratic reforms during his historic visit

'Most people on public assistance don't have a character flaw. They just have a tough life.'

2. LINDSEY GRAHAM, Republican Senator from South Carolina, criticizing Mitt Romney's assertion that most people voted for President Obama because he gave them "gifts"

'We recommend that no Hamas their faces above ground in the days ahead.'


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