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The Journal Gazette

Tuesday, April 09, 2013 4:00 am

Quotations of the day

By The Associated Press

"The day Newtown happened was the toughest day of my presidency. But I've got to tell you, if we don't respond to this, that'll be a tough day for me too." - President Barack Obama speaking in Hartford, Conn., about an hour's drive away from the site of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.


"We haven't had any rice since last night. I miss rice. We are running out of food. We will stay here until we run out of ramen." - A South Korean worker who remained at Kaesong industrial complex in North Korea after Pyongyang suspended its operations and recalled all 53,000 of its workers.


"Probably the 13 toughest guys I ever coached. It's always the players who put a coach in the Hall of Fame." - Louisville coach Rick Pitino after the Cardinals beat Michigan 82-76 to claim the school's third national championship.