"We are on the brink of disaster." — Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, a day after Russia captured the Crimean Peninsula, and stoked fears that it might try to seize other parts of eastern Ukraine.
"I think it belongs to me." — Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o, who was born in Mexico and grew up in Kenya, when asked how much of her supporting actress award belongs to Mexico.
"He meant everything to me. He was my brother, my uncle, my friend, my comrade." — Raimundo Villanueva, who traveled five hours by bus to visit Hugo Chavez's mausoleum atop a hillside slum overlooking downtown Caracas. The Venezuelan strongman died a year ago, and dozens still trek to his mausoleum daily.