"We knew a second case could be a reality, and we've been preparing for this possibility." — Dr. David Lakey, commissioner of the Texas Department of State Health Services, after a Dallas health care worker treating Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan contracted the deadly virus.
"This is just an amazing day for Alaska. We're just so fortunate that so many have fought for equality for so long — I mean, decades." — Susan Tow, a gay marriage advocate, after a federal judge struck down the state's first-in-the-nation ban on same-sex nuptials.
"This win is a coaching win. It's a Jason Garrett win. This called on everything you could ever ask a coach to come together with a team. He answered the bell today." — Cowboys owner Jerry Jones after Dallas beat the defending Super Bowl champion Seahawks 30-23 in Seattle.