UN DISPATCH: At long last, Congress has passed the 2008 supplemental appropriations bill -- and it includes $665 million to help fund UN peacekeeping missions, pay back U.S. debt to the UN, and contribute to key international organizations like NATO and the World Health Organization. In response, the Better World Campaign expressed cautious optimism in a press release that it issued on Friday.
"We are all only here because of those who marched and bled and died, from Selma to Stonewall, in the pursuit of a more perfect union."
Michelle Obama, speaking at the DNC's Gay and Lesbian Leadership Council, as quoted by The Associated Press
Charlotte Bronte,English author
Michel de Montaigne, French author
"Tess' attorney to Tess: "Florida didn't ruin your life, you did. You married the guy for sex, then expected him to be smart."
Tess' attorney (Linda Cropper) Tess (Kate Hudson)"Fool's Gold," 2008
"You can have really smart people, but things don't necessarily change. The challenge is who can translate those ideas into practice."
Tero Ojanpera, EVP of Entertainment and Communities for Nokia
"The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not our circumstances."
Martha Washington,former first lady
"How much a person drives their car is one of the key factors insurance companies use to determine auto premiums."
Mary Jo Hudson, Ohio Department of Insurance director Read the full story.
"Leaders provide direction, the road map for change and inspiration for even the most difficult journeys."
Maureen Moriarty,executive coach, corporate trainer
"Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them."
James Baldwin, writer and civil rights activist