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Quotations of the day
"His love of creating, the joy he took in it whether it was drama or comedy or his music, was inspiring to grow up around. The spirit he created on the set of 'The Andy Griffith Show' was joyful and professional all at once. It was an amazing environment." Oscar-winning director Ron Howard in a statement on the death of actor Andy Griffith, who played his father on the 1960s TV show.
"They obviously need to invest more in preparing for getting the power back on. Every time this happens, they say they're shocked shocked that it rained or snowed or it was hot which isn't an acceptable excuse given that we all know about climate change." Maryland state Sen. James Rosapepe, speaking about the power outages in his state after Friday's storm.
"We are sorry for the losses suffered by the Pakistani military. I offered our sincere condolences to the families of the Pakistani soldiers who lost their lives. Foreign Minister Khar and I acknowledged the mistakes that resulted in the loss of Pakistani military lives." Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton recounting a telephone conversation she had with Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar concerning the deaths of 24 Pakistani troops last fall that led Pakistan to close the supply routes to Afghanistan.