Alexander Clark, American clergyman
David Viscott,American psychiatrist
"In the economic downturn, what we are really looking for is hungry 25- to 35-year-olds who are willing to travel."
Frank Meehan, the boss of a fast-growing mobile-phone applications business
"Don't look at us as gay Americans who have issues. Look at us as Americans who have been denied basic civil rights."
Joan Garry, co-chairwoman of National LGBT Finance Committee for Obama for America, in a message to the incoming administration in The Advocate
"The United States very, very definitely could be the honest broker [of peace between Israel and Palestine]. They certainly have the tools to help solve this problem. And I think the parameters of solving this problem are already there now. Even the Israelis speak now of a two-state solution."
UN conflict resolution expert Lakhdar Brahimi. Read the full story.