"Ultimately, the Fed sort of had no choice but to reduce purchases at this meeting. If they had paused, they risked sending a signal to markets that they lacked conviction." — Dan Greenhaus, chief strategist at BTIG brokerage, after the Federal Reserve pushed ahead with a plan to shrink its bond-buying program.
"I'm not thinking about a grade right now, I'm thinking about getting people out of their cars." — Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed when asked about the city's response to a rare winter storm.
"Like the Army he loves, like the America he serves, Sgt. 1st Class Cory Remsburg never gives up and he does not quit." — President Barack Obama said of the severely wounded Army Ranger during his State of the Union address.