Quotations in the News

January 28, 2014 - 3:05 AM

"There are no miracles here. Ideas, I'll take them with great pleasure." — Lakhdar Brahimi, chief U.N. mediator, characterizing the negotiations between the Syrian government and opposition at peace talks in Geneva.

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"Hopefully, everyone has paid attention to the huge blunders that were made. You can't buy enough ads to cover up a candidate who is flawed." — Ari Fleischer as national Republican leaders summoned 2014 contenders to first-of-a-kind training on public discourse at the GOP's Senate campaign headquarters.

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"I wanted to be here, I suppose, as a symbol of the fact that everyone in Maryland is with the people of Columbia today." — Gov. Martin O'Malley as the Mall in Columbia reopened two days after a gunman killed two workers and then himself.