"Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly, I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it."
"Her silence is being interpreted as friendliness, and we in the gay community should interpret that as we don't know where she stands."
Marsha Buck, president of gay-rights group Alaskans Together for Equality, on GOP vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin, as quoted in The Advocate
Hans Christian Andersen, Danish author and poet
Felix Dennis, British magazine publisher