"The most important thing is to thoroughly investigate and analyze your own practices before someone else does, and then fix them."
John Shunk of Messner Reeves, writing at Entrepreneur online
"The only way we're really going to ultimately change behavior is if we get younger people involved. Given the trends, millennials and their parents are really connecting on different levels in a way that generations in the past haven't."
Sue Manber, chief strategy officer of Digitas Health, on the firm's "Big See" skin cancer awareness campaign. Read more from MM&M.
"Dieting and an obsessive focus on weight creates unnecessary anxiety and stress and has deleterious effects on both our physical and emotional health."
RD Anna Jones, as quoted by the Tallahassee Democrat
"A personal story can be a powerful advertising and customer loyalty tool that helps a business stand out even in a crowded market."
Manny Padda, writing at Forbes
"As is the case with other insurance policies, we purchase crop insurance in the hope that we never have to use it. And, when disaster strikes, we use the policy to pay our bills. It isn't close to what we would collect from a healthy crop, but it allows us to keep farming."
Nicole Berg Berg Farms, Paterson, Washington
"Don't ever forget that you're a citizen of this world, and there are things you can do to lift the human spirit, things that are easy, things that are free, things that you can do every day. Civility, respect, kindness, character."
Aaron Sorkin, screenwriter, director, producer, playwright
"Just as individuals can promote their presence on social media, brands can leverage not just their aesthetics but also values to attract the Gen Z audience."
Emily Bright, writing for Adweek
Lucy Maud Montgomery, writer
"This grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere; the dew is never all dried at once; a shower is forever falling; vapor ever rising."
John Muir, naturalist, writer, conservationist