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The Journal Gazette

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 3:41 am

Quotations of the day

By The Associated Press

"He really changed the national conversation, and he showed real courage in pursuing the duties of his job." --- Chris Collins, a vice president of amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research, on Dr. C. Everett Koop, former surgeon general, who died Monday at age 96.


"I think people can genuinely understand that the world is changing. And while some people are still very reliant on the mail, for a lot of people that's a fraction of the way they receive information." --- New Zealand Prime Minister John Key on proposals to cut mail delivery to three days per week instead of six.


"Is sending the Harlem Globetrotters and Dennis Rodman to the DPRK strange? In a word, yes. But finding common ground on the basketball court is a beautiful thing." --- Shane Smith, VICE media company founder, who is hosting an upcoming series of basketball games between the Harlem Globetrotters and North Korean athletes.