Quotations in the News

AP News
Posted: Jan 22, 2014 5:40 AM

"You live in New York, I live in Syria." — Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem to U.N. secretary-general Ban Ki-moon, refusing to give up the podium during his opening statement at a Swiss-based peace conference on Syria.


"I just want to get to the Bronx. It's a big place. Why can't I get there?" — Peter Neuwens as a winter storm made commuting a nightmare for residents of New York City.


"How can you not realize how stupid this is? It's embarrassing if people look at ASU and think we're all like that." — Cuyler Meade, 25, a junior at Arizona State University after a fraternity was accused of hosting a distasteful party in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.