Bert Leston Taylor, American poet
UN DISPATCH: Ten United Nations agencies have banded together to help eliminate the harmful practice of female genital mutilation within a generation, stressing the need for strong leadership and greater resources to protect the health and lives of millions of women and girls...
Herschel Walker, American football player
Gloria Steinem, American journalist
UN DISPATCH: With whoops and backslaps, Uganda's government and Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels signed a ceasefire on Saturday, a big step towards a final peace settlement to one of Africa's longest-running wars.
William Cowper,English poet
Achim Steiner, executive director of the UN Environment Programme. Read the full story.
UN DISPATCH: Undoubtedly, President Bush deserves compliments for much of his work in Africa. His administration has greatly increased assistance to combat HIV/AIDS and malaria and has invested significant sums in promoting development. Humanitarian aid, however, is not a sufficient policy on its own, particularly in a society still experiencing the tensions of 14 years of civil war...
"My dad has always taught me these words: care and share. That's why we put on clinics. The only thing I can do is try to give back. If it works, it works."
Tiger Woods, American golfer
"I now know that I learn by solving problems as they arise. Rarely do we learn significant lessons, or significantly improve, any other way."
Bob Parsons,Internet entrepreneur