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The Journal Gazette

Thursday, June 20, 2013 3:00 am

Quotations of the day

By The Associated Press

"We're on the verge of doing something dramatic on the border. What we're trying to do is put in place measures that to any reasonable person would be an overwhelming effort to secure our border. This is a key moment in the effort to pass the bill." - Sen. Lindsay Graham, after key senators expressed optimism were closing in on a bipartisan agreement to toughen the border security requirements in the immigration legislation.


"He was a genius. Anyone who saw him even in the smallest of his performances knows that. He is one of the greatest actors of this or any time. A great deal of that genius resided in those sad eyes." - "Sopranos" creator David Chase, on the death of James Gandolfini.


"Certainly, we're disappointed." - Detroit FBI chief Robert Foley, after the FBI said it found no sign of remains of ex-Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa.