“Now people that didn’t even know who she was are going to know who she is.” -Oprah Winfrey, on the U.S. Treasury’s announcement that Harriet Tubman, the African-American abolitionist born into slavery, will the new face on the redesigned $20 bill.
“I know we’re at the most-difficult stage right now, but it’s just the beginning.” -Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa, who announced that he is raising sales taxes and will charge a one-time levy on millionaires to rebuild cities devastated by the country’s worst earthquake in decades.
“Whether you like that answer or not is completely up to you. I am not going to give you answers to make sure you like what I say, let the rest of the insecure world do that.” -ESPN baseball analyst and former player Curt Schilling, in a blog post response after he was fired from his job for posting Facebook comments critical of transgender rights.
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