"The United States deplores any intentional effort to denigrate the religious beliefs of others. Our commitment to religious tolerance goes back to the very beginning of our nation. But let me be clear: There is never any justification for violent acts of this kind." — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton after protesters angered over a film that ridiculed Islam's Prophet Muhammad, fired gunshots and burned down the U.S. consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, killing one American diplomat.
"The world tells Israel, 'Wait. There's still time. And I say: 'Wait for what? Wait until when?' Those in the international community who refuse to put red lines before Iran don't have a moral right to place a red light before Israel." — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticizing what he said was the world's failure to spell out what would provoke a U.S.-led military strike against Iranian nuclear facilities.
"It's been 11 years already. And unfortunately for some, the reality of this day seems to be fading as the years go by. ... I hope we never lose focus on what really happened here." — Michael Reneo, whose sister-in-law was killed at the World Trade Center, commenting during the ground zero ceremony marking the 11 anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attack.