“They were more than murderers. They’re terrorists. They terrorized the city. The nation has been terrorized.” — Amy McPate, who thinks the death penalty should be used in the case against accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
“They said: ‘The weather’s fine, but there aren’t enough air traffic controllers.’ People were just kind of rolling their eyes.” — Travel writer Tim Leffel, who had just boarded a US Airways plane from Charlotte, N.C., to Tampa, Fla., when the flight crew told passengers to head back to the terminal.
“They are being slaughtered anyway. We thought, well, we will slaughter them here and provide jobs for the economy.” — Rick De Los Santos, who runs a former New Mexico cattle slaughterhouse, redesigned in changing economic times to slaughter horses.