Quotations in the News

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Associated Press

Posted on June 20, 2014 at 2:03 AM

"Don't ever, ever shy away from a good struggle. (Life) is an endless process of struggle and success." — First lady Michelle Obama, addressing graduates of the D.C. College Access Program, which provides mostly low-income, minority students and parents with college preparatory counseling and financial aid.

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"A budget agreement is where rhetoric meets the road — and we've delivered a fiscally responsible, progressive, and honest budget that will have an enormous impact on New Yorkers across the five boroughs, while protecting our city's fiscal health." — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on a $75 billion budget proposal approved by the City Council.

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"The more that protesters keep up overt resistance, the longer it will give an excuse for the military to keep martial law in the country." — Sombat Boonngam-anong, jailed activist who helped organize protests against the May 22 military takeover in Thailand.

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