Quotations in the News
The Associated Press
Jan. 13, 2016
"All the talk of America's economic decline is political hot air. So is all the rhetoric you hear about our enemies getting stronger and America getting weaker." — President Barack Obama in his final State of the Union address.
"Holding the hands of someone in a difficult situation is the mark of the best partner. I trust China, as a permanent member of the Security Council, will play a necessary role." — South Korea's President Park Geun-hye, urging North Korea's only major ally, China, to help punish Pyongyang's recent nuclear test with the strongest possible international sanctions.
"David Bowie showed this queer kid from Baton Rouge that gender outlaws are cool." — Singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier on Twitter.