'The state of our union is getting stronger. And we've come too far to turn back now.'

1. PRESIDENT OBAMA, in his State of the Union address Jan. 24; he urged members of Congress to pass a variety of proposals to continue strengthening the economy

'Europe will not solve all our problems, but it's a great opportunity.'

2. IVO JOSIPOVIC, Croatian President, after 66% of Croatians voted in favor of the country's joining the E.U. in 2013

'I will return, and we will work together for Arizona and this great country.'

3. GABRIELLE GIFFORDS, U.S. Representative from Arizona, resigning from Congress...

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