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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.)

Sharon Clark, a charter-school principal (pictured above with her students): “Ladies, remember: You don’t want no dumb man. If they can’t add or subtract, you don’t want them.”

David Meyers, a doctor: “Medicine is too complicated for human beings.”

Jasper Graham, who used to work for the National Security Agency: “If you’re going to break the law, the last thing you’re worried about is getting a fine for encryption.”

(Previous quotes from our sources here)