Quotations in the News

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Associated Press

Posted on April 5, 2014 at 2:02 AM

Updated Saturday, Apr 5 at 2:02 AM

"I have suffered so much from the fighting, and I want prosperity and security in Afghanistan. That is why I have come here to cast my vote. I hope that the votes that we are casting will be counted and that there will be no fraud in this election." — Nazia Azizi, a 40-year-old housewife, as Afghans took part in historic democratic elections.

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"This is very painful for me. My son could not have been in his right mind. He was not like that." — Ivan Lopez, father of Fort Hood gunman, Spc. Ivan Lopez.

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"But we're not going to sit here indefinitely. So it's reality check time, and we intend to evaluate precisely what the next steps will be." — Secretary of State John Kerry on what the future U.S. role will be in mediating Middle East peace talks.

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