"If the court approves this proposal, BP will be getting off easy and 'we the people' will not be fully compensated for the natural resource damages that we suffered, and the law requires that the public is made whole for those damages." — Jacqueline Savitz, U.S. vice president for Oceana, after the oil giant agreed to provide billions of dollars in new money to five Gulf Coast states in a deal the company said would bring its full obligations to nearly $54 billion.
"If it's saying 'No' to austerity, then it's a 'No' from me too. But if we are rejecting Europe, I disagree with that." — Costas Christoforidis, a 37-year-old farmer in Greece, who hasn't decided how to vote in Sunday's referendum on a bailout deal for the country's troubled economy.
"I completely understand why millions of people were offended by what Donald Trump said. I think his comments were incredibly insensitive and wrong. I disagree with them completely and totally. I also believe this pageant is ... nonpolitical." — Reelz CEO Stan E. Hubbard, whose channel will air The Miss USA pageant after mainstream networks backed out.