"Why he would want to do this to people ... it's really hard to understand." — Heather Abbott, of Newport, Rhode Island, who lost her left leg below the knee in the Boston Marathon attack as suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faced prospective jurors for the first time.
"It's been a long time coming. Finally Florida recognizes us as a couple. It's just — I don't know, sweet justice." — Cathy Pareto, who wed Karla Arguello, as the Sunshine State became the nation's 36th where same-sex marriages are now legal.
"True sports fans know what it's like to stand on couches and shout at the TV. We all get caught up in the moment. I don't know if it's anything more than being a super fan, but Gov. (Chris) Christie's love of the Cowboys is definitely smart politics." — Matt Moore, chairman of the South Carolina Republican Party, on the New Jersey governor's unabashed support for the NFL team.