"It is the Iraqis who have to over time defeat the insurgency."
Donald H. Rumsfeld
Defense Secretary, speaking to troops during a one-day trip to Iraq.
"It looks like people are reacting to the State of the Union and plans to change Social Security."
Political scientist from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, on an Associated Press poll indicating the public's confidence in President Bush's job performance has slipped.
"I can tell you unequivocally ... that we are done. Without a change in position by the union, the season will be canceled."
NHL chief legal officer, after the NHL and the players' association broke off talks.