Quotations in the News


“The party now needs new leadership that will open the doors of the party and welcome in working people and young people.” — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders after the resignation of Debbie Wasserman Schultz as chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee.

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“Today, I feel deep sadness. Why can one person do something like this?” — Veljo Raicevic, a resident of Munich, paying tribute to the nine victims of a deadly rampage last week carried out by the German-born son of Iranian asylum-seekers.

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“To witness the darkest evil of the human heart … will be forever burned in my soul.” — Mike Piazza, referencing a game-winning home run he hit for the New York Mets in the first game after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, as he was enshrined into the Baseball Hall of Fame.