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Issue Date:  November 25, 2005

Quotable & Notable

“The growing unrest across the country is being reflected here.”

-- Sen. Lincoln Chafee, R-R.I., commenting on the 79-19 Senate vote demanding that President Bush identify a strategy for withdrawing U.S. soldiers from Iraq

“In order to have genuine faith, you need to have one truth, one religion. But that does not mean you lose respect for those of other traditions.”

-- The Dalai Lama, speaking in Washington Nov. 13

“All the crap they tell you about ... getting joy and having a kind of wisdom in your golden years -- it’s all tripe.”

-- Filmmaker Woody Allen commenting on his approaching 70th birthday in a Vanity Fair interview. “I’ve gained no insight, no mellowing. I would make the same mistakes again,” he said.

“We were told by archdiocesan officials that the church of New Orleans will be smaller and poorer.”

-- Sr. Sylvia Thibodeaux, superior general of the Sisters of the Holy Family, formerly of New Orleans, now working with her evacuated sisters throughout Louisiana and Texas

“Those affected by the storms should have the opportunity to become self-reliant again and reclaim some normalcy in their lives.”

-- David Paulson, acting FEMA director, announcing that Dec. 1 the emergency agency will stop paying for 150,000 people displaced by the Gulf Coast hurricanes who remain in hotel rooms. People in hotels in Louisiana and Mississippi have until Jan. 7.

National Catholic Reporter, November 25, 2005

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