Quotations in the News

Published October 11, 2014 7:15AM (EDT)

"This award is for all those children who are voiceless, whose voices need to be heard. I speak for them and I stand up with them. And I join them in their campaign." — Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager shot by the Taliban for pursuing an education, after capturing the Nobel Peace Prize.


"We are here to demand the justice that our people have died for. We are here to bring peace, to bring restoration, to lift our banners in the name of those who've been sacrificed." — Montague Simmons of the Organization for Black Struggle, as hundreds of people protesting the death of Michael Brown and other fatal police shootings in Missouri demonstrate in Ferguson.


"You remember Srebrenica? We do. We never forgot. And probably we never forgave ourselves for that." — Staffan de Mistura, the U.N. Syria envoy, who fears Islamic State militants may massacre hundreds of civilians trapped in the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani.


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