Quotes of the week

Published 12:00 am Friday, May 31, 2013

“I’m beginning to get over it. I tell you, I had resentment, because we were the forgotten war.”
— Virginia Graves

Korean War veteran

“She has transformed space science education and the lives of thousands of students and citizens of Rowan.”
— Lisa Wear, director of Horizons Unlimited,
on retirement of Patsy Wilson

“These people want my picture, I want their picture. They allow me to serve.”
— Gov. Pat McCrory

with veterans at a Memorial Day event in Kannapolis

“Well, I was a bored teenager.”
— Don Myers of Wake Forest

on starting his rose-growing hobby 50 years ago

“If I get through next week, I’ll have it made.”
— Bruce Rogers

on all the celebrations for his 105th birthday, which is Monday