Quotations of the Day

“Has it really been 12 years? Or 12 days? Sometimes it feels the same. Sometimes I reach for the phone so I can call you, and we can talk about our kids like we used to do every day.” — Michael Fox, speaking aloud to his brother, Jeffrey, who perished in the south tower on Sept. 11.

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“Our goal here is to test the seriousness of this proposal, to talk about the specifics of how this would get done, what are the mechanics of identifying, verifying, securing and ultimately destroying the chemical weapons.” — State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki, shortly before Secretary of State John Kerry left for Geneva, where he’ll work with his Russian counterpart on a plan aimed at ridding Syria of unconventional arms.

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“Do not expect another 9/11. What will unfold on this day and on the days ahead will be greater than 9/11.” — A posting attributed to Nna Alpha Onuoha, a former TSA screener who has been charged with one count each of making a false threat and making threats affecting interstate commerce.

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