Oprah Winfrey, TV host and magazine publisher
"People are very sophisticated about advertising now. You have to entertain them. You have to present a product honestly and with a tremendous amount of pizzazz and flair, the way it's done in a James Bond movie. But you can't run the same ad over and over again. You have to change your approach constantly to keep on getting their attention."
Mary Wells Lawrence, member, Advertising Hall of Fame
Thomas J. Watson Sr., founder of IBM
"I have no experience in lying, stealing or cheating like our male presidents have had. But then perhaps this better qualifies me to lead the nation well."
Corazon Aquino,former president of the Philippines
"When the Federal Reserve or Congress tries to nip off specific abuses that the credit card industry practices, it becomes a game of Whack-A-Mole. As soon as they put the kibosh on one, the industry figures out another. I think this has led to an endgame of restricting card issuers to a very limited number of price points -- explicit interest rates and fee categories -- and letting them compete their hearts out. But I don't think Congress or the Fed has recognized that reality yet, or has the pol"
Adam J. Levitin, an associate professor of law and credit specialist at Georgetown University. Read full story.
George Carlin,American comedian
"Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it."
Thomas Paine,author of "Common Sense"