Quotations of the day

By The Associated Press

"Of course I fear for my life when the police intelligence service say that some people have concrete plans to kill me. But I have turned fear into anger and resentment." -- Kurt Westergaard, a Danish cartoonist who produced drawings depicting the Prophet Muhammad, sparking an uproar in the Muslim world two years ago.


"This is an entirely new dimension in criminal culture." -- Swiss police spokesman Marco Cortesi on theives who stole paintings by Cezanne, Degas, van Gogh and Monet valued at $163.2 million.


"I guess it's showtime, isn't it?" -- Roger Clemens' lead lawyer, Rusty Hardin, on the prospect of a House hearing Tuesday featuring the New York Yankees pitcher and his accuser Brian McNamee.