*** "THE ENEMY we're fighting is different from the one we
(US Army's ground commander in Iraq Lt Gen William
Wallace's commenting on the fierce resistance from the Iraqi military,
paramilitary forces and ordinary people)
*** "IT HAS BEEN UNANIMOUSLY decided to boycott American and
British products and traders would neither buy nor sell any product till
(Announcement made by All Pakistan Traders'
Association to boycott American products in protest against the war on
*** "THIS IS NOT just a war on Iraq. This is a war on the poor
people in America."
(An expert for the California-based Institute for
Food and Development Policy saying an estimated 33 million people in the
US are living below the poverty line and are going hungry)
*** "WE ARE A PART of no such coalition. We are a part of a
coalition for peace."
(Slovenian Prime Minister Anton Rop commenting on
inclusion of the name of his nation in US war against terror mistakenly
offering it a share of $ 75 billion US war budget)
*** "SUCH WAS THEIR depth and bench-strength that I feel if
Australia had sent another team to the World Cup, the final could well
have been played between two Australian teams."
(Pakistani cricket legend Imran Khan praising
performance of the World Cup Champions Australia adding that their
victories will continue)
*** "THERE COMES A TIME in life when everything seems to make
sense. And this is not one of those times."
(Adrien Brody expressing surprise and delight for
winning Oscar Award for best actor)
*** "THE UNITED STATES no role in the ouster of Marcos whose
dictatorial rule Mr Ricciardone admits, the US tolerated and which
(Philippines Senator Joker Arroyo slamming statement
made by US Ambassador Francis Ricciordone comparing the ongoing US
'regime change' operation in Iraq to that which took place against the
late dictator Ferdinand Marcos 17 years ago)
*** "... restrictions were imposed on the press and there were
official suggestions to the media about what to publish and what not to
publish, using national security as a pretext."
(Head of Inter-American Press Association Rafael
Molina accusing the US government of clamping down on the media)
*** "ONE CANNOT advance the law while at the same time bypassing
(French Foreign Minister Dominique de Villepin
rejecting the use of unilateral force in Iraq to ensure respect for
*** "I AM STILL THE HITLER of the time. This Hitler has only one
objective, justice for his own people, sovereignty for his people,
recognition of the independence of his people, and their right to their
(Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe comparing himself
*** "ADVICE TO INDIA about resumption dialogue with Pakistan ...
was just as gratuitous and misplaced as we asking them to open a
dialogue with Osama bin Laden and Saddam Hussain."
(Indian Foreign Minister Yashwant Sinha haughtily
rejecting US advice to resume dialogue with Pakistan)
(Number of votes cast in New York City Council to
pass a resolution opposing war in Iraq)
*** "I WAS OF NO USE to anybody. I couldn't get married again as
my caste doesn't allow it."
(Seventy-five-year-old Indian woman Bokul Mala who
was married at five and widowed just three days later, chanting Hindu
hymns in a temple earning five rupees (10 cents) a day. Shunned by
relatives and ostracized by the society. She is one of around 15,000
desperately poor widows in north Indian who has become a Dasi, or a
servant of gods, to endure her existence)