“Do not think your single vote does not matter much. The rain that refreshes the parched ground is made up of single drops.” – Kate Sheppard
“After former President Obama delivered a speech on Friday criticising President Trump, Trump said that he tried to watch the speech but fell asleep, adding, ‘I found he’s very good, very good for sleeping.’ I know, right? When he was president, we all slept so soundly.” – US comedian Seth Myers
“Either we all live in a decent world or nobody does.”
– George Orwell
“Work is where you go to escape your family.” – Janice Turner in the Times
“Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing may last four days. Now, is it just me, or does four days seem short to anyone else for something so monumental? It took my wife and me three weeks to pick a paint colour for our kitchen. Although it was a lot like Trump’s choice – we were also just picking from four shades of white.” – US comedian James Corden
“When something bad happens, you have three choices: let it define you, let it destroy you or let it strengthen you.” – Dr Seuss
“1543: Copernicus causes outrage for positing a theory that the universe revolves around a massive orange ball of fury known for gaseous eruptions. 2016: Kaepernick causes outrage for suggesting it doesn’t.” – Ali Ikram on NFL protester Colin Kaepernick.