"Hillary Clinton must become the next president of the United States." — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, speaking to delegates on the opening night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
"The rapper was upset, someone not being able to perform. It wasn't targeted, terrorist or gays, or anything like that. It wasn't a black or white situation. It was an idiot. An idiot with a firearm." — Security guard Brandy Mclaughlin, who was hired for the teen night event at Club Blu in Fort Myers, Florida, said she saw someone with a semi-automatic rifle open fire, killing two people and wounding 17 others.
"I don't have anything against foreigners, asylum-seekers, I don't feel anything more against them. But obviously if I would see one with a backpack I will have more fear. I would be more cautious." — Claudia Frosch, a resident of Ansbach, Germany, after a Syrian man detonated an explosive outside an open-air concert festival in southern Germany, wounding 15 people.