Quotations in the News

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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.

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"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.

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"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.