"If brands can conjure up the right mix of ingredients, there are millions upon millions of passionate consumers who will take social actions."
Vitrue CEO Reggie Bradford, quoted in MediaPost Publications' Online Media Daily
UN Dispatch: Having taken the lead in peace efforts as EU president during last August's war in Georgia, and sidestepping the current Czech EU president to attempt the same in Gaza recently, Sarkozy seems to have a taste for the role of international mediator.
"Ending gay couples' exclusion from marriage is not a simple matter of policy options; it is a burning question of civil rights and holding America to its promise."
Freedom to Marry leader Evan Wolfson, in a message to President-elect Barack Obama, as quoted by the Washington Blade
"My best advice is fail early and fail often. You won't know what works for your company until you try it."
HP's social media expert Tac Anderson, in an interview with Online Marketing Blog
"If there is not some kind of balance with one's personal life, community life, family life, you are not going to get sustainable, good results from those leaders."
Bill George, former chief executive officer of Medtronic
"I regard Mr. Mugabe as part of the problem but also part of the solution. I don't have a credible partner on the part of Mr. Mugabe, but we have to deal with him.""
Morgan Tsvangirai, leader of Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change. Read the full story.
Woody Allen, American filmmaker