"The chief is the kind of honorable man you don't have to go to. He comes to you when he knows that this is something we have to seriously discuss." — James Knowles III, mayor of Ferguson, Missouri, after Police Chief Thomas Jackson resigned.
"I don't know how we live. We don't enjoy food or drinks... Every day that passes is like a year." — Mohammed Bakkar, a Syrian displaced by civil war at a refugee camp in Jordan and who hasn't seen his family in two years.
"We are all concerned about what happens after the drums stop beating and ISIL is defeated, and whether the government of Iraq will remain on a path to provide an inclusive government for all of the various groups within it." — Army Gen. Martin Dempsey on Iran's role in the fight Islamic State militants in Iraq.