Quotations in the News

AP News
Posted: Oct 04, 2016 7:22 AM

"I know my house could easily blow away. All I can do is pray and then pray some more." — Ronlande Francois said by the tarp-walled shack where she lives with her unemployed husband and three children as Hurricane Matthew bore down on Haiti.


"Most of the big discoveries are really that way. At least in theoretical things, you never set out to discover something new. You stumble on it and you have the luck to recognize what you've found is something very interesting." — Princeton University Prof. Duncan Haldane, who shared the Nobel Prize in physics with two other British-born scientists.


"His goal in this vice presidential debate is to continue to take the high road, but also take every opportunity he can to not get sidetracked on issues that aren't important." — Alice Stewart, who advised Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's presidential campaign, on what should be Mike Pence's strategy against Tim Kaine.