"I know there were people who didn't vote for me because I was gay ... but I think people looked at me to see who I was as a complete person and where I was on the issues and that's what made the difference."
Out Detroit City Council candidate Charles Pugh, who was the top vote-getter in Tuesday's primary, as quoted by The Detroit News
Amy Tan, American writer
"That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you've understood all your life, but in a new way."
Doris Lessing, Nobel Prize in Literature recipient
"I guess we all like to be recognized not for one piece of fireworks, but for the ledger of our daily work."
Neil Armstrong, American astronaut
John E. Kennedy, member, Advertising Hall of Fame
"There are people who worked their whole lives hoping to live to see this movement, where you could sense the tipping point was about to happen, that we were on the brink of a complete cultural understanding and reordering of where LGBT people fit in civil society. We are at that moment now."
Kate Kendell, executive director, National Center for Lesbian Rights, as quoted by The Salt Lake Tribune