"I can't tell you who I voted for." — President Barack Obama, after casting an early ballot Thursday in his hometown of Chicago.
"It's a longshot. We are completely in war mode, at least for the next many months." — Beirut-based analyst Paul Salem, on the chances that a truce will hold in Syria.
"It definitely feels a whole lot better than having our backs against the wall." — Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner, after San Francisco blanked Detroit 2-0 to take a 2-0 lead in the World Series.