Quotations in the News

AP News
Posted: Mar 19, 2014 3:02 AM

"Rauner is going to be a bull in a china shop; we need a bull. It's not going to be more of the same." — Tom Sommer, a 57-year-old real estate broker from Hinsdale, Ill., after multimillionaire businessman Bruce Rauner won the Republican primary in his bid for Illinois governor.


"This is theft on an international scale, when under the cover of troops, one country has just come and robbed a part of an independent state." — Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk after losing the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea to Russia.


"When something like this happens that confounds us, we're offended by it, and we're scared by it. We had the illusion of control and it's just been shown to us that oh, folks, you know what? A really big airliner can just vanish. And nobody wants to hear that." — Ric Gillespie, a former U.S. aviation accident investigator and author, on how Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 can still be missing after 10 days.