Quotations in the News

AP News
Posted: Feb 06, 2015 3:00 AM

"There was some sound next to me. It did not feel right shortly after takeoff. The engine did not feel right." — Huang Jin-sun, who survived the TransAsia Airways flight that crashed just minutes after takeoff in Taipei, Taiwan.


"Bash through the gates. They're like breakaway gates. They're usually wood or some sort of heavy foam material, and they'll easily snap away." — Robert Sinclair, a spokesman for AAA New York, on what to do if your vehicle is stuck between railroad crossing gates.


"He has a track record of challenging people. I don't think he'll be overawed by Congress." — Mathew Schmalz, a religious studies professor at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, on a joint meeting the U.S. Congress plans to have with Pope Francis in the fall.