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The Journal Gazette

Thursday, December 05, 2013 7:50 am

Quotations in the News

By The Associated Press

"Out of service and not being paid." - Metro-North Railroad spokesman Aaron Donovan on engineer William Rockefeller, who was driving the commuter train that derailed in New York City, killing four people.

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"This is what I love to do. The joke around here is: This kind of weather keeps out the riffraff." - Craig Hovet, a worker in western North Dakota's oil patch, as crews braved single-digit temperatures and blowing snow.

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"It's an invitation to innovation. The purple family offers opportunity to do creative things." - Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, after Pantone Inc. chose Radiant Orchid as color of the year for 2014.