"This is our message to the world: that governments can deliver, that governments can agree that the world can be better, that there can be higher jobs, higher growth and more jobs." — Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott at the opening of the Group of 20 conference in Brisbane.
"People like Martin are just absolutely dedicated, highly trained ... and doing their best in absolutely horrifying conditions." — Bruce Steffes, executive director of Pan African Academy of Christian Surgeons, on Dr. Martin Salia, who will be flown from Sierra Leone to the United States to be treated for the Ebola virus.
"A few feet in front of me, on two feet, was Osama bin Laden. I shot him three times in the head and I killed him." — Former Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill, who defended going public with his exploits in an interview with the AP.