Quotations in the News

August 9, 2014 - 2:04 AM

"I held the hands of countless individuals as this terrible disease took their lives away from them. I witnessed the horror firsthand, and I can still remember every face and name." — Dr. Kent Brantly, the American doctor infected with Ebola, on his time treating patients with the virus in Liberia.

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"ISIL's campaign of terror against the innocent ... and its grotesque and targeted acts of violence bear all the warning signs and hallmarks of genocide. For anyone who needed a wake-up call, this is it." — Secretary of State John Kerry as the U.S. unleashed its first airstrikes in northern Iraq against Islamic State militants.

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"I just wanted to right a wrong. It is only fair that your own name, image and likeness belong to you, regardless of your definition of amateurism." — Former UCLA basketball player Ed O'Bannon after a federal judge ruled that some college athletes can receive payments when they leave school, opening the door for them to get a fraction of the billions of dollars generated by collegiate athletics.