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The Journal Gazette

Friday, August 30, 2013 3:02 am

Quotations of the day

By The Associated Press

"The video footage illustrates some of the most sickening human suffering imaginable." - British Prime Minister David Cameron addressing lawmakers before a vote on military action in Syria. A grim-faced Cameron conceded after the vote failed to pass that "the British Parliament, reflecting the views of the British people, does not want to see British military action."


"Football has been my life and football has been kind to me. But when I signed up for this, I didn't know some of the repercussions. I did know I could get injured, but I didn't know about my head or the trauma or the things that could happen to me later on in life." - Former Dallas Cowboys running back Tony Dorsett who will share in a $765 million NFL settlement to compensate players with brain injuries.


"If you don't sell this product to children, if you keep violent crime away from your business, if you pay your taxes and you don't use this as a front for illicit activity, we're going to be able to move forward." - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee laying out guidelines for marijuana entrepreneurs.