Quotations of the day

By The Associated Press | October 22, 2012 | 5:33 AM EDT

"I'm not some lone voice who thought there was a problem." — Former Goldman Sachs Vice President Greg Smith who quit in March in his first print interview on why he left the Wall Street giant.


"If I get the medicine, and I can stay in this life longer, I will serve the country more and my family will not be broken." — Thein Aung, an HIV-positive soldier from Myanmar, is one of thousands of patients who are not receiving antiretroviral treatment because they are deemed not sick enough by doctors.


"This is a solution very much 'a la Uruguaya,'" — Romina Napilote, a 27-year-old sociologist, on how lawmakers in this Latin American country were able to reach a compromise to legalize abortion.