"There will be no transfer of power, and President Bashar Assad is staying."—Syrian Information Minister Omran al-Zoubi in response to John Kerry's remarks at the peace conference in Montreux, Switzerland.
"We need to encourage young people, men and women, to realize that sexual assault is simply unacceptable. And they're going to have to summon the bravery to stand up and say so, especially when the social pressure to keep quiet or to go along can be very intense." —President Barack Obama on a White House report that highlights a prevalence of rape on college campuses.