Quotations in the News

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Posted: Sep 24, 2015 3:06 AM

"I'm so tired of this politically correct crap." — Donald Trump, claiming that his Republican presidential rivals are not being honest about how they feel about each other on the campaign trail.

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"Harsh and divisive language does not befit the tongue of a pastor. It has no place in his heart." — Pope Francis to U.S. bishops in laying out a vision for American Catholicism far from the defensive stands on social issues that have put church leaders at the center of the culture wars.

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"I am doing this in the interests of the company even though I am not aware of any wrongdoing on my part. Volkswagen needs a fresh start ... I am clearing the way for this fresh start with my resignation." — Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn, days after admitting that the world's top-selling automaker had rigged diesel emissions to pass U.S. tests during his tenure.