Quotations in the News


May 30, 2014 1:00PM (UTC)

"I just think that philanthropy is a fancy way to say that you care about others and that you want to serve others. And that's been a part of me for as long as I can remember." — Priscilla Chan, wife of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, after they announced they are donating $120 million to the San Francisco Bay Area's public school system.

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"They're telling me he should stand back and let them take his team because his opinion on that particular day was not good, was not popular? That his team should be stripped from him? It doesn't make sense. He's going to fight." — Bobby Samini, attorney for Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Donald Sterling, after his wife Shelly Sterling agreed to sell her stake in the NBA team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.

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"The competition was against the dictionary, not against each other. I'm happy to share this trophy with him." — Sriram Hathwar after he and Ansun Sujoe were declared co-champions in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.


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