Quotes of the week – 4-27-2012

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 26, 2012

“To everything there is a season … a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;a time to be president of Catawba College and a time to retire as president of Catawba College.”
— Dr. Joe Oxendine
At the end of his term as interim president at Catawba
“You pay attention to your bigger customers in my world.”
— Brian Miller, Salisbury City Council member
On whether a combined 911 service should treat Salisbury differently from other towns
“This report confirms what we have long been hearing, that our veterans are waiting far too long to get the mental health care they need.”
— U.S. Sen. Patty Murray
On a report that veterans experience an average wait of 50 days
“Every family has a judge. … Long-distance know-it-alls…”
— Lisa Gwynther, director
Duke Family Alzheimer’s Support Program