Quotations of the day

AP News
Posted: Nov 22, 2012 3:05 AM

"I know there are citizens that expected a wider military operation and it could be that it will be needed. But at this time the right thing of the state of Israel is to take this opportunity to reach a continuous cease-fire." — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the agreement his country reached with the Gaza Strip's Hamas rulers to end more than a week of fighting.


"Some of the statements he's made about me have been unfounded, but I look forward to having the opportunity at the appropriate time to discuss all of this with him." — Susan Rice, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., on Sen. John McCain's criticism of her earlier statements on the Benghazi, Libya, consulate attack.


"It breaks my heart, but it's something you've got to do. If you don't have the money, you just — you can't do it." — Lisa Appleton of Sandy Spring, Ga., who is skipping her usual Thanksgiving road trip to visit family in northeast Ohio.