Quotations in the News


May 31, 2014 11:15AM (UTC)

"We don't have time for distractions. We need to fix the problem." — President Barack Obama after Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned following allegations of treatment delays and preventable deaths at veterans hospitals around the country.

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"Obviously, I saw $2 billion. That gave me a reaction. ... But as far as everything else, I haven't quite dived into it. ... Any time a 'B' goes after a number, man, you already know that you're talking about some real money." — Miami Heat star LeBron James on the pending sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.

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"Aren't you safe? You're not facing any danger, are you? Then why are you worried? What's it to you?" — Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to journalists after a series of rapes raised fears in northern India.


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