Quotations in the News


“All the people were shouting, all the children, all the women.” —Arun Krishna, an Indian national who aboard an Emirates airliner that crashed landed in Dubai.

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“I would die but not live in exile or live under the regime’s hands again.” — Mohammed Khandakani, a 28-year-old attorney in Alepo, which is besieged by Syrian troops aided by Russian air power.

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“A little bit of emotion came over me. I probably shed a little bit of tears, just of joy.” — Swimmer Michael Phelps, on being chosen to carry the U.S. flag in Friday night’s opening ceremony at the Olympics.

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