Quotations in the News

"Every person can contribute something to the Islamic State. You can easily earn yourself a higher station with God almighty for the next life by sacrificing just a small bit of this worldly life." — Andre Poulin, a Canadian enlistee in the Islamic State group, in a videotaped statement that has been used by the extremists for online recruitment.

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"The only sustainable solution to the problem is changing the conditions that let them put their lives at risk at the first place." — U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Anthony Blinken on the human-trafficking crisis between Myanmar and Malaysia.

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"Do me a favor: Save a little for my funeral." — David Letterman, voicing appreciation for the praise and tributes that poured in during his last "Late Show" on CBS.