"Even though the toll is so high, you should be proud of what you are doing. The work that you're doing here is indispensable. We're gong to make sure that the means are put in place to ensure that this doesn't happen again." - French President Nicolas Sarkozy addressing French troops in Afghanistan Wednesday after 10 French soldiers were killed in battle the day before.

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"We have achieved our main goals, which means that our country and the United States will be more secure." - Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk on the signing of a deal to build a U.S. missile defense base in Poland.

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"This storm is going to be with us for a while. That's obvious now. It looks like it could be a boomerang storm." - Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, urging residents to be vigilant for what could be the Tropical Storm Fay's third hit to the state.

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