Undated (AP) _ ''I am confident that, based on discussions within NATO and those that will occur here in Venice, a foundation will be laid for equal and verifiable global constraints on United States and Soviet ... missiles in the near future.'' - President Reagan, in a statement before the seven-nation economic summit in Venice, Italy.

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''We express our hatred for such action.'' - Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranasinghe Premadasa, on India's airlift of supplies to Tamils in the northern part of strife-torn Sri Lanka.

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''I'm being paid $10 for good advice and $5 for bad advice. Naturally, I'll try to give more good than bad.'' - Jeffrey Zaslow, who with Diane Crowley is replacing Ann Landers as advice columnist at the Chicago Sun-Times, when asked about his pay.