"The legality of all emirates, groups, states and organizations becomes null by the expansion of the caliph's authority and the arrival of its troops to their areas. Listen to your caliph and obey him. Support your state, which grows every day." — Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant Spokesman Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, in an audio statement posted online. The Sunni extremist group formally declared the establishment of a new Islamic state on Sunday and demanded the allegiance of Muslims worldwide.
"We will do everything we can to try and win this match, but (the Germans) are of a higher quality, more experienced and basically better than us. We shall prepare for this game as the most important in our career. We will give it our all." — Algeria's coach Vahid Hilalhodzic, on Monday's game between his team and Germany at the World Cup. The winner will proceed to the quarterfinals.
"There's less partying. There's less sex. Everyone's interested in politics and no one is having sex." — Californian Larry Pettit, on the San Francisco Gay Pride Parade which took place Sunday.