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Quotables

Memorable things they said

Issue: "Education: Sick schools," Sept. 18, 2004

"It's the American version of the same fundamentalist impulse that we see in Saudi Arabia, in Kashmir, in religions around the world: Hindu, Jewish, Christian, Muslim."

Former Vice President Al Gore, in an interview with The New Yorker, on President Bush's faith.

"If he has a watch, he should be looking at it because the clock is ticking. He will be caught."

Joseph Cofer Black, U.S. State Department coordinator for counterterrorism, about Osama bin Laden.

"93 hours."

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The amount of time annually that the average Los Angeles motorist spends in rush-hour traffic jams, according to a national study by the Texas Transportation Institute at Texas A&M University. The average U.S. motorist spends 46 hours in rush-hour traffic jams each year.

"It could have been Cheney's speech the night before."

Dr. Christopher Cannon of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, commenting on former President Bill Clinton's trip to the doctor on Sept. 3, leading to quadruple bypass surgery.

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