Quotations of the day

AP News
Posted: Oct 19, 2013 3:01 AM

"I don't understand why they're holding a lot of hardworking people hostage." — Retail worker Mary Nelson, who said transit authorities and striking workers in the San Francisco Bay Area should be able to come to an agreement.


"We're looking at the system's breakdown, I'm not standing here to point the finger at anyone at this time." — Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings, as he appealed to the public to help authorities find two Florida prisoners freed by bogus paperwork.


"We fought hard, we worked hard all season long and thank God we're here." — Carlos Beltran of the St. Louis Cardinals, after the team beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-0 to advance to the World Series.