The Week in Quotes (Sept. 13 – 19)

Here are some of the week’s most notable quotes culled from news reports from across Texas, and beyond.

New York Times columnist Gail Collins, on the end of former Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s second presidential campaign.

The new glasses apparently didn’t do the trick.

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass.

We will not let Ted Cruz shut down this government over Planned Parenthood! He wants a fight over Planned Parenthood? My answer is, ‘Bring it on, Ted!

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Mohamed Elhassan Mohamed talking about his 14-year-old son, Ahmed, who was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to Irving’s MacArthur High School on Monday.

He just wants to invent good things for mankind.

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Ahmed Mohamed, the Muslim teen arrested in Irving for bringing a homemade clock to his high school.

Don’t let people change who you are.

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A joint statement by the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Greater Houston Partnership and the Hotel and Lodging Association of Greater Houston. The business groups voiced support Thursday for the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance.

Discrimination of any kind is not a Houston value, it’s bad for the people of our city and it’s bad for our economy.

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