Quotations in the News


“There has to be some form of punishment.” — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on women who get an abortion if it is ever outlawed. His campaign later sought to take back the comment.

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“I’m not sure why I did it. I just threw caution to the wind while trying to stay cheerful in the face of adversity. I figured if his bomb was real I’d nothing to lose anyway, so took a chance to get a closer look at it.” — Ben Innes, a 26-year-old health and safety inspector from England, to The Sun newspaper after he took a selfie with the man accused of hijacking an EgyptAir plane.

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“I feel as sick as possible. I wish I could make things better right away, but I can’t.” — Los Angeles Lakers rookie D’Angelo Russell, who apologized for an unflattering video exchange with teammate Nick Young that ended up on social media.