Quotations in the News

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Associated Press

Posted on July 9, 2014 at 2:02 AM

"I'm feeling disappointed, sad, but more than anything I'm feeling embarrassed. It was embarrassing to watch." — Valeria Mazure, a Brazilian fan, on the 1-7 defeat of Brazil's national team to Germany in the World Cup semifinals.

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"Is this a guy you'd employ to sell hamburgers?" — Bert Fields, attorney for Donald Sterling's wife, Shelly, after he questioned the Clippers owner in a 90-minute court appearance where Sterling made several outbursts and gave a testy testimony.

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"It's definitely a new way of engaging with the public. I admire the Bangor police department for being bold enough to expose their humanity." —Nancy Marshall, a social media strategist, on the "Duck of Justice" campaign by the police department in Bangor, Maine, which has attracted 20,000 likes to its Facebook page. The stuffed duck appears in pictures of police cars, department members and K-9 cops.

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