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Memorable things they said

Issue: "The surge is on," Feb. 3, 2007

"I had always assumed, working for the CIA for so many years, that anything the White House wanted done was the law of the land."

Watergate conspirator E. Howard Hunt, who died last week at age 88, to People magazine in 1974. "I viewed this like any other mission. It just happened to take place inside this country."

"He was quiet. He turned in his homework. There were no discipline issues. He was never sent to the principal's office."

Rhonda Cagle, spokeswoman for the Imagine School at Rosefield, on 29-year-old convicted sex offender Neil Havens Rodreick II. Rodreick allegedly passed for months as a 12-year-old seventh-grader at the Yavapai County, Ariz., charter school.

"I don't know if you're supposed to pray for stuff like that, but I said a little prayer."

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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning on praying during the final crucial minutes of the team's victory over the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game.

"If she is going to have it during the week of the Open, I just won't go."

Golf star Tiger Woods on his plans to miss the Open Championship in July if his wife Elin, who is pregnant with their first child and due that month, goes into labor then.


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