Quotations of the day

AP News
Posted: Feb 02, 2013 4:06 AM

"A suicide bombing on the perimeter of an embassy is by definition an act of terror. It is a terrorist attack." — White House spokesman Jay Carney after a suicide bomber struck the American Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, the second deadly assault on a U.S. diplomatic post in five months.


"Barney was by my side during our eight years in the White House. He never discussed politics and was always a faithful friend. Laura and I will miss our pal." — George W. Bush on Barney, the former first family's black Scottish terrier, who died at the age of 12 from lymphatic cancer.


"No question about it. We've had that conversation in the past. It just never really worked out timing-wise. I'd love to work for Jim. It would be the greatest thing in the world." — Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh on brother Jim, who coaches his Super Bowl opponent, the San Francisco 49ers.