Quotes of the week

Published 12:00 am Friday, July 17, 2015

“I have been told she has done every single job here except, maybe, crawling under a train to repair it. And she’d probably do that if someone would hand her the directions.”

— Susan Kluttz, N.C. Cultural Resources secretary, on naming Kelly Alexander director of the N.C. Transportation Museum

“There are all of these tremendous issues that your generation is going to have to solve, and it’s depressing. … I want you to lean into the possibilities.”

— Heather White, executive director, Environmental Working Group, addressing National Environmental Summit for High School Students

“This is a great opportunity. What it is, we don’t know.”

— Margaret Kluttz, chair, Robertson Family Foundation, on optioning a block of property owned by the Maxwell Chambers Trust

“It still feels like he’s looking down on us saying, ‘I don’t think I’d spend my money on that.’ ”

— Tim Ervin, trustee,  Hubert and Blanche Ritchie Foundation, on Hubert Ritchie’s values and thrift

“This is something we should be concerned about because it’s going to affect us, the youngest generation.”

— Cameron Horne, Salisbury High student, on changes to voting laws