Quotations in the News

AP News
Posted: Nov 02, 2013 3:02 AM

"We just hit the deck. Everybody in the line hit the floor and shots just continued." — Xavier Savant, who was waiting in a security line at Los Angeles International Airport where a shooting took place that killed a Transportation Security Administration officer and wounded two others.


"The Avonte situation has really hit home because it could be any of our kids." — Lisa Quinones-Fontanez, the mother of a 7-year-old autistic boy, referring to the case of 14-year-old Avonte Oquendo, who is autistic and disappeared after walking out of his New York City school.


"Animals are models for human diseases and because their life spans are shorter, the progression of a disease is more obvious." — Dr. Richard Goldstein, chief medical officer at New York's Animal Medical Center.