Quotations in the News
The Associated Press
Jun. 30, 2015
"We ask you to reject it with all the might of your soul, with the greatest margin possible. The greater the participation and the rejection of this deal, the greater the possibility will be to restart the negotiations to set a course of logic and sustainability." — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on state television, urging voters to reject creditors' demands, insisting a "No" vote in next Sunday's referendum would strengthen Athens' negotiating hand.
"They will stand behind lying Brian Williams, but won't stand behind people that tell it like it is, as unpleasant as that may be." — GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump on NBC's decision to end its business relationship with him because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants during the announcement of his campaign.
"We've got to keep making sure hard work is rewarded. That's how America should do business. In this country, a hard day's work deserves a fair day's pay." — President Barack Obama in an op-ed in The Huffington Post, defending a proposal under which salaried workers who earn nearly $1,000 per week would become eligible for overtime pay.