"There will be more and more meat on the bone as we go forward." — Barry Bennett, a senior adviser to Donald Trump, on how the billionaire businessman would soon begin to deliver a series of speeches on his policy priorities if elected president.
"I'm happy. America is the country of freedom and democracy, there are jobs opportunities, there is good education, and we are looking forward to having a good life over there." — Ahmad al-Abboud, part of the first Syrian family to be resettled in the United States under a speeded-up "surge operation" for refugees.
"We've lost one of the greatest writers and singers of all time. His heart was as tender as his love ballads. I loved him like a brother. Rest easy, Merle." — Dolly Parton on the passing of country music legend, Merle Haggard.