An Indonesian dog looks ready to rock at a rally on June 3, 1999. (Reuters)
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“There are a lot of Australian dogs who just. Want. To. Rooooock,” —musician Laurie Anderson, on giving a concert for dogs at the Sydney Opera House.

“Oh my God, we’re set back decades!” —a female Republican Party operative, on how women in the party react to Donald Trump.

“How do you fight such enemies except with everything you have, including language?” Wole Soyinka, a poet and Nobel laureate, on terrorist groups.

(Previous quotes from our sources here)