"All my eggs were cracked, the cheese and milk was frozen. And the ice cream had melted and then refroze. It's crazy, but we're just glad to be back home." — Timolyn Johnson-Fitzgerald after returning to her Indianapolis home after spending the night in a shelter with her three children because they lost power to their apartment.
"Emotionally, I don't know what to feel. I'm indifferent. I'm not totally overjoyed." — Former NBA player Charles D. Smith, who participated in a widely criticized exhibition game in Pyongyang for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
"I do not see this as the culmination of the failure of all of our efforts — yet." — Earl J. Catagnus Jr., a wounded Iraq War veteran, after Fallujah fell to al-Qaida-linked forces.