Quotations in the News

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Posted: Jan 16, 2016 6:26 AM

"We know that the gunmen won't get out of the hotel alive. Our country is not for jihadists or terrorists. They got it wrong." — Gilbert, a witness who gave only his first name, after al-Qaida-linked militants killed 23 people at a luxury hotel in Burkina Faso.

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"Taiwan and China need to keep some distance. The change of president would mean still letting Taiwanese make the decision." — Willie Yao, a computer engineer, who voted for the pro-independence opposition in Taiwan's presidential election.

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"That's what we've done all our lives, is work. You just can't sit down and lay down and not do nothing anymore. Because how long are you going to last? — Tennessee's John Robinson after he and his wife bought one of the three tickets splitting the world-record $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot.