Quotes of the week

8th February 2013 at 00:00

"Our wish is to demonstrate to America and the world that 'We are Sandy Hook and we choose love'."

Survivors of the Sandy Hook school massacre on why they performed a rendition of America the Beautiful at the Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans

"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."

Anne Houston, chief executive of Children 1st, quoting 19th-century American social reformer Frederick Douglass at a national conference on child protection.

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