Quotations in the News

AP News
Posted: Aug 14, 2014 3:02 AM

"Realistically, what positive could come from that information coming out? Right now, people want it so they can destroy that person's life. That's the only reason that group's asking for it." — Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson after hackers posted personal information of St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar in hopes of pressuring him to release the officer's name involved in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager.


"A lot of bad things keep happening in our country right now, and people are going through tough times. So I hope this event can encourage people and bring more positive things to our country." — Ryun Sun-hee, a 19-year-old college student, as Francis became the first pope in 25 years to visit South Korea.


"Robin always had this mask on. I could never tell that he was depressed. He had such high energy, always." — Jamie Masada, owner of the famed Laugh Factory clubs, on how well Robin Williams hid his battle with depression.