Quotations in the News

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Posted: Jan 07, 2015 3:05 AM

"My phone's been blowing up." — Shanie McCowen, who owns a wedding planning company in Boca Raton, Florida, on the number of inquiries she has gotten since gay marriage became legal in the Sunshine State.

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"At his core, he was a philosopher. He was a poet. He was an advocate. He was a crusader. Mario Cuomo was the keynote speaker for our better angels." — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in eulogizing his father, a three-term chief executive of the Empire State.

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"It's actually sad, to be honest. It's sad. People I admired are not going in with me." — Pitcher Pedro Martinez, elected to baseball's Hall of Fame, on steroids-tainted stars Roger Clemens, Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa, who again fell far short of the votes needed for enshrinement in Cooperstown.