Quotations in the News

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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.

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"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.

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"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.