"We are now that much closer to being fully recognized as a family, and we are thrilled. This opportunity for our case to be heard by the Supreme Court gives us and families like ours so much reason to be hopeful." — April DeBoer, a nurse from Michigan, after justices announced they will decide whether same-sex couples have a right to marry everywhere in America under the Constitution.
"So many of you have lost everything. I don't know what to say to you, but the Lord does know what to say to you. Some of you lost part of your families. All I can do is keep silent. And I walk with you all with my silent heart." — Pope Francis to 150,000 Catholic faithful gathered before Mass in Tacloban, the Philippine city hit hardest by Typhoon Haiyan two years ago.
"The most frequently asked question I get is, 'What does Ann think of all this?' She believes that people get better with experience, and heaven knows I have experience running for president." — Mitt Romney on how his wife feels as he considers a third presidential campaign.