"I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen."
Frank Lloyd Wright, architect
UN DISPATCH: Zimbabwe's governing ZANU-PF party has signed a peace-sharing agreement with the opposition Movement for Democratic Change, as well as one of the MDC faction led by Arthur Mutambara. Morgan Tsvangirai, leader of the MDC, will serve as Prime Minister and Mutambara as his deputy.
"I suspect that real acceptance [of gays] will only come about when we have a much more comprehensive view of how the mind works, including how we make conscious choices versus how much of our apparent willfulness arises out of involuntary biological mechanisms."
LGBT activist and neurological researcher Dr. Jerome Goldstein, as quoted in Salon
"Know that although in the eternal scheme of things you are small, you are also unique and irreplaceable, as are all your fellow humans everywhere in the world."
Margaret Laurence, Canadian novelist and short story writer