"I think Republicans may have come to the conclusion over the last 16 months that there's a health care crisis with the American people, and their standing with insurance companies is not the solution."
House Democratic Caucus Chairman Rahm Emanuel, D-Ill. Read full story.
"What is the single most important quality in a tennis champion? I would have to say desire, staying in there and winning matches when you are not playing that well."
John McEnroe,American tennis champion
"Did you know the AFA recently boycotted McDonald's? ... Did you read about that? No? Of course you didn't. Here is why: No one cared."
Columnist Mark Morford, writing in the San Francisco Chronicle, about the waning influence of anti-gay groups
"People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed and redeemed; never throw out anyone."
Audrey Hepburn, actress, philanthropist
"There will probably be a title of CEO, but the next CEO will probably be more a leader of a council than a 'command and control'."
John Chambers,CEO of Cisco Systems
"Pretend that every single person you meet has a sign around his or her neck that says, 'Make me feel important.'&thinsp"
Mary Kay Ash, founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics
UN DISPATCH: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) estimates that women produce 60% to 80% of food grown in the developing world.