Quotations in the News

AP News
Posted: May 10, 2014 3:02 AM

"I believe that the kidnap of these girls will be the beginning of the end of terror in Nigeria." — Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram, which is holding 276 schoolgirls captive in the northeast.


"This is an unconstitutional attempt to narrow the definition of equality. The exclusion of a minority for no rational reason is a dangerous precedent." — Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza after he struck down Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage.


"I have nothing left for me to remember so I brought these photos. My house was destroyed." — Fadia al-Ahmar, who returned to Homs, Syria, for the first time in two years after the government assumed control of the old quarters from rebel fighters.