Quotations in the News

AP News
Posted: Jun 01, 2016 3:02 AM

"Instead of being like, 'Thank you very much, Mr. Trump,' or 'Trump did a good job,' everyone's saying: 'Who got it? Who got it? Who got it?' And you make me look very bad. I have never received such bad publicity for doing such a good job." — Donald Trump, who scolded reporters for pressing the issue as to when he would make good on donations to veterans' charities.


"The children were crying and the women. At this point I only tried to pray. Everybody was trying to take the water out of the boat." — Habtom Tekle, a 27-year-old Eritrean, who survived the treacherous Mediterranean Sea crossing from Libya to Italy that claimed the lives of at least 1,083 migrants over the past week.


"I'll bet my life on this, that child would not be here today." — Jack Hanna, host of "Jack Hanna's Into the Wild," who told WBNS-TV that the Cincinnati Zoo made the right call by shooting a gorilla to death after a 3-year-old boy fell into its enclosure.