Quotations in the News


“It’s for the people who went to heaven.” — Six-year-old Carlton Kahindi, gently placing a tea candle on a makeshift memorial in Brussels’ central square.

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“If we are going to keep this beautiful American experiment going we’re going to have to stay unified.” — House Speaker Paul Ryan, decrying the nasty tone of the U.S. presidential race.

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“We love this country. We came from nothing. They gave us everything. It’s crazy. This country is built on immigrants.” — Sam Chashku, a Syrian immigrant who arrived in the U.S. two decades ago, reacting to Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s call for increased surveillance of Muslims.

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