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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.)

Tim Huelskamp (pictured above), a representative from Kansas, on whether Paul Ryan should be the speaker of the House: “I don’t know if I want someone in there who doesn’t want the job.”

Stefan G. Hofmann, a psychologist, on how to treat social anxiety: “You’re going to go in there now, and say the following: ‘Hi, I like your face. … Would you like to give me your number?’ And she would obviously say, ‘No, go away, you freak,’ or something. ... That would be perfect.”

Maya, who graduated from Cambridge in 2014 after struggling with anorexia and depression related to her autism: “If you can go in two-and-a-half years from being locked in a psych unit to graduating from Cambridge, you can do anything, really.”

(Previous quotes from our sources here)