Quotations of the day

AP News
Posted: Apr 30, 2013 3:00 AM

"It is disturbing. We're concerned about whether they have been adequately evaluated." — Michael Taylor, FDA's deputy commissioner of foods in an interview after the Food and Drug Administration said it will investigate the safety of foods boasting added caffeine for an energy boost.


"I have roughly 30 men in my platoon. As a leader, I didn't want to tell my soldiers that they needed to go to air assault school, if I am not air assault qualified." — Sgt. 1st Class Greg Robinson after becoming the first amputee to complete Army air assault school.


"I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay." — NBA veteran Jason Collins announcing in a Sports Illustrated article that he is the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport.