"I have repeatedly said that our approach will take time. This is not an easy task ... This is a long-term campaign — not only against this particular network, but against its ideology." -- President Barack Obama speaking at the United Nations, warning that the fight against the Islamic State group will take time.
"I just want to say God bless you all and I love you, Susan. You let my kids know I went out singing 'Amazing Grace.'" -- Kelly Renee Gissendaner, addressing her lawyer Susan Casey, shortly before becoming the first woman executed in Georgia in seven decades.
"It is kind of like when you were a kid making a game up in your room. It's entirely dependent on not cracking. It was the challenge of the movie and kind of why I wanted to do it." -- Matt Damon, on acting in 'The Martian'.