"The tragedy of this crime is that it's a story of betrayal. The most obvious aspect is your betrayal of 10 children." — Judge John Cleland after a hearing in which three of the men former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was convicted of molesting as boys confronted him face to face and told of the lasting pain he had inflicted.
"Every kind of threat to the Turkish territory and the Turkish people will find us standing against it. Soldiers loyal to Assad fired shells at us, we immediately reacted and responded with double force. We shall never stop responding." — Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan reiterating that Ankara will continue retaliating for attacks from Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime.
"There isn't any question that he has breathed new life and new energy into the Republican Party. We're seeing that there is greater intensity among Republicans and a great willingness to get out and vote and participate than we're seeing with Democrats." — Ohio Gov. John Kasich in comments to reporters as Republicans credit Mitt Romney's strong debate appearance last week as the reason for an uptick in national polling.