"When many groups belonging to the same people tear each other apart and kill each other, if you can't call it a civil war, then there are no words to describe it." _ French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius in declaring Syria was in a state of civil war.
"He told me that if I ever told anyone that I'd never see my family again." _ A former foster child, identified in court papers as Victim 10, testifying in former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky's child sexual abuse trial.
"The security of the state of Israel is non-negotiable. And the bonds between us are unbreakable." _ President Barack Obama during a White House presentation of the Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, to Israeli President Shimon Peres