"He's not moving. I was sleeping, all of a sudden I heard something fall like the table and then I looked over and then I went to find him and he's at the bottom of the swimming pool. He's still there. Please hurry up."— Cynthia Kelley, Rodney King's fiancée, speaking in a frantic 911 call after she found King in his swimming pool.
"It is not possible to have a revolution and then have military rule and a president with no authority." — Egyptian protester Mohammed Abdel-Hameed, speaking against the ruling generals who invoked sweeping powers this week that give them dominance over the country's next president.
"Even if they cannot achieve all of it in one fell swoop, I think if people have a sense of where they are going that can provide confidence and break the fever." President Barack Obama, saying Europe had the capacity to solve its financial crisis on its own, indicating the United States would not be offering any financial pledges to help its international partners.