Quotations in the News

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Posted: Oct 27, 2014 3:02 AM

"I don't believe when you're dealing with something as serious as this that we can count on a voluntary system. I absolutely have no second thoughts about it." — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on his state's mandatory Ebola quarantine order.

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"We are seeing a triumph of pro-European forces and a collapse among pro-Russian parties. Ukrainian people see their future in Europe, and this is something that all Ukrainians politicians will have to account for." — Mikhailo Mischenko, an analyst with the Razumkov Center think tank, after Ukrainians backed several pro-Western parties in a landmark parliamentary election.

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"I simply can't believe it. I first met Oscar when he was 16 years old and will forever remember him as a wonderful young man who was a gifted athlete with an infectious love for life who lived every day to the fullest." — St. Louis general manager John Mozeliak after 22-year-old Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras, regarded as one of Major League Baseball's top prospects, died in a car accident in the Dominican Republic.