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Most Memorable Quotes

 
"The number of casualties will be more than most of us can bear." — Mayor Rudy Giuliani



"I actually believe that if, God forbid, I had been the mayor, I would have done as well or better than Rudy Giuliani." — Mark Green on Mayor Giuliani's post-September 11 performance

"Fuck you, white trash." — Lizzie Grubman

"I swear by God . . . neither America, nor the people who live in it, will dream of security before we live it in Palestine, and not before all the infidel armies leave the land of Muhammad, peace be upon him." — Osama bin Laden

"In the spirit of the Irish people: Osama bin Laden, you can kiss my royal Irish ass!" — Mike Moran, FDNY, at Madison Square Garden's Concert for New York

"Lucky me, I hit the trifecta." -- George Bush after the WTC attack, having said he would only allow a budget deficit if there were a recession, war and national emergency

"Neither pregnant women nor unclean people should say goodbye to me. Women must not be present at my funeral or go to my grave at any later date. Those who wash my body must be good Muslims… He who washes around my genitals should wear gloves so that I am not touched there." — Mohammed Atta, in a final written statement found after the hijackings

"I really believe that the pagans, and the abortionists, and the feminists, and the gays and the lesbians... the A.C.L.U., People for the American Way, all of them who have tried to secularize America, I point the finger in their face and say, 'You helped this happen.'" — Jerry Falwell, on the elements that led to the September 11 attacks

"New York is still here. We've suffered terrible losses and we will grieve for them, but we will be here, tomorrow and forever" — Rudy Giuliani

 
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