"There can be no reasoning, no negotiation, with this brand of evil." — President Barack Obama speaking about the Islamic State group at the United Nations.
"Not since the end of the Second World War have there been so many refugees, displaced people and asylum seekers." — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as he opened Wednesday's session.
"Prison life is eight hours of work per day. Mostly it's been agriculture, like in the dirt, digging around. Other than that, it's isolation, no contact with anyone. But I have been in good health, and no sickness or no hurts." — American Matthew Miller about life in a North Korean prison.