Undated (AP) _ ''What it says is that the bigger you are and if you have more threats to give to this country, we'll let you get away with criminality.'' - U.S. Attorney Leon Kellner, explaining his objections about dismissing drug trafficking charges against Panamanian military leader Manuel Antonio Noriega.

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''While our national symbol is making a recovery, it cannot sustain this rate of loss month after month nor will we tolerate it.'' - Frank Dunkle, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service official, commenting on the deaths of 10 bald eagles that apparently ate illegally poisoned animal carcasses.

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''There is an urgent need not only to protect youth from drug consumption but to combat trafficking itself, which is a totally infamous activity.'' - Pope John Paul, condemning drug trafficking in Santa Cruz, Bolivia.