Humphrey Bogart,American actor
"If people are shown the truth and have fear taken out of the equation, I believe they will stand up for what's good and fair."
Utah resident Bruce Bastian, who donated $1 million to fight the California marriage ban, as quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle
Nelson Mandela,Nobel Peace laureate
"'Don't ask, don't tell' hurts our military readiness. It undermines our commitment to being a nation where we are all equal in the eyes of the law. And it ties the hands of commanders who want to welcome and retain America's best and brightest into the military fold."
Retired Army Maj. Gen. Vance Coleman, as quoted on CNN.com
Will Rogers,American comedian, humorist