Thursday, May 21
"Every person can contribute something to the Islamic State. You can easily earn yourself a higher station with God almighty for the next life by sacrificing just a small bit of this worldly life." — Andre Poulin, a Canadian enlistee in the Islamic State group, in a videotaped statement that has been used by the extremists for online recruitment.
"The only sustainable solution to the problem is changing the conditions that let them put their lives at risk at the first place." — U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Anthony Blinken on the human-trafficking crisis between Myanmar and Malaysia.
"Do me a favor: Save a little for my funeral." — David Letterman, voicing appreciation for the praise and tributes that poured in during his last "Late Show" on CBS.