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Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

Here are the best quotes we heard from our sources today. (Click through to read the full stories.)

Lauren Cowley, who researches Ebola, on the conditions in her lab in Guinea: “I thought I was more likely to die from flying magnets than from Ebola.”

Leon Sao, a life coach who organizes meetups for people with similar personalities based on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator test: “It is easy to get caught up in our assumptions about the world, but we do not realize that these assumptions are limited to how we are wired.”

Jessica Differt, 19, who attended a Hillary Clinton event at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: “Hillary is like a cool aunt. … You don’t want to tell her you’re pregnant, but you would tell her your boyfriend troubles. She’s nice, but she’s not my mom, you know?”

(Previous quotes from our sources here.)