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Memorable things they said

Issue: "Iraq and terrorism," Nov. 11, 2006

"I have not broken out the cigars and champagne quite yet."

U.S. envoy Christopher Hill on North Korea's return to six-party talks concerning nuclear weapons.

"If they got their feelings hurt to the extent of 'Do something about it,' then I did what I was intending to do."

Winter Haven, Fla., Police Chief Paul Goward, unapologetic after being ousted over an "Are You a Jelly Belly?" memo in which he urged Winter Haven cops to lose weight. Goward did not name names.

"Obviously I touched a post-9/11 nerve."

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Scarborough, Maine, attorney Thomas Connolly on his Halloween arrest after he dressed up as Osama bin Laden and waved a fake gun at traffic. Police Lt. Todd Bernard said officers arriving on the scene told Connolly to drop the weapon several times "and he eventually complied."

"You should know you're in love. Then, you should know the Lord."

Bill Troop, 97, on the secret to marital success. Troop and his wife, Lorine, celebrated their 80th anniversary on Oct. 23.

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