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Memorable things they said

Issue: "Illegal passage," April 15, 2006

"We're in uncharted territory."

Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Guiliani, testifying on April 6 in the trial of accused terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui, on what he said to his deputy after watching people fall from the World Trade Center towers.

"In the whole scheme of things, it's just a golf shot."

Golf star Tiger Woods on how his father's battle with cancer has changed his view of the game. "It puts things in perspective real quick," he said as he began his 12th Masters tournament last week.

"These guys, they know deep down that they're not really who they claim to be."

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Boxing trainer Teddy Atlas on famous athletes like Barry Bonds who allegedly break rules to get ahead. "When [Mike] Tyson was faced with that reality, he bit [Evander] Holyfield's ear off," said Mr. Atlas. "When Bonds was faced with it, he did steroids."

"He got out, climbed over the fence and said, 'See ya.'"

Virginia Beach, Va., animal control officer Steve Snyder on a bulldog that escaped a kennel by scaling a 7-foot wall topped with barbed wire. c


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