"This nexus between terrorists and states that are developing weapons of mass destruction can no longer be ... ignored."
Secretary of State Colin Powell
On a tape in which a man purporting to be Osama bin Laden urges Iraqis to fight Americans.
"I am thrilled and honored to be nominated, and also aghast that anybody could imagine that I could surpass the unsurpassable Katharine Hepburn in any category whatsoever."
Actress Meryl Streep
Who had tied Hepburn for a record 12 Oscar nominations until Tuesday. Streep now has 13, with a best supporting actress nod for "Adaptation."