David Starr Jordan, ichthyologist and peace activist
Charles M. Schulz, American cartoonist
"I realized that although I and other LGBT leaders have introduced ourselves to you as policy makers, we clearly have not been heard, and seen, as what we also are: human beings whose lives, loves, and families are equal to yours."
HRC President Joe Solmonese, in a letter to President Barack Obama, as quoted by the Washington Blade.
James Joyce, Irish novelist, from "Ulysses"
Tom Hanks, American actor, in "Forrest Gump"
UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon. Get the full story.
Phyllis Diller, American comedian
Chris Hart, best-selling author
UN Dispatch: Wednesday night, the Bosnian television program "60 Minutes" broadcast videos of former Serb general Ratko Mladic, who has been indicted to join his former political leader, Radovan Karadzic, at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague. Unlike Karadzic, whose elaborate disguise was finally found out last year, Mladic is widely believed to have been living in the open and with the collusion of Serb authorities for the past decade-plus.
Publilius Syrus, Syrian writer of maxims