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Quotations of the day

  • Article by: The Associated Press
  • Associated Press
  • January 28, 2013 - 2:02 AM

"It was terrible inside — it was like one of those films of the Holocaust, bodies piled atop one another." — Police inspector Sandro Meinerz who coordinated the investigation at a nightclub in southern Brazil where a fire killed more than 230 panicked partygoers.

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"There is no going back on freedom, democracy and the supremacy of the law." — Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi after declaring a state of emergency and curfew in three Suez Canal provinces hit hardest by a weekend wave of unrest that left more than 50 dead.

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"To me this has nothing to do with me it has to do with the incredible people who were in this movie." — Ben Affleck after winning the Screen Actors Guild award for best movie cast for his film "Argo."

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