Quotations in the News

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Posted: Oct 24, 2014 3:02 AM

"We want to state at the outset that New Yorkers have no reason to be alarmed. New Yorkers who have not been exposed are not at all at risk." — Mayor Bill de Blasio after a doctor who recently returned to the city from treating Ebola patients in West Africa tested positive for the virus.

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"I think the passport figured prominently in his motives. I'm not inside his head, but I think it was central to what was driving him." — Bob Paulson, commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, on Canadian Parliament shooter Michael Zehaf-Bibeau.

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"Bad actions of a relatively few number of people were definitely compounded by inaction and the lack of really appropriate checks and balances." — University of North Carolina Chancellor Carol Folt on the lack of institutional oversight at the school which allowed an academic fraud scandal to run unchecked for nearly two decades.