"I just think it would be a little too overwhelming today. It's a lot to digest, to absorb. Not anytime soon." — Maureen Fanning, a widow of a New York City firefighter, who was unable to complete a tour of the new Sept. 11 museum.
"We are beginning to gain strength to go against the injustices of the World Cup. We are the ones who should decide where the public money goes. More funding for schools, hospitals, housing, transportation— not the Cup." — Luana Gurther, a social sciences student, as protesters and police clashed in Sao Paulo.
"Comments like these, especially coming from a public official, are not only inexcusable but also terribly, unfortunately, reflects poorly on our town." — Jane O'Toole, of Wolfeboro, N.H., who overheard the town's police commissioner call President Barack Obama the N-word at a restaurant in March.