"The rules of cycling also apply to life. Take care of yourself. Set goals. Learn from the experts. Share your wisdom. Be prepared."
Karen Bliss Livingston, Olympic cyclist
Colette, French novelist
UN DISPATCH: "United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will attend a high-level diplomatic meeting on Iraq in Turkey this week."
"I'm trying to free your mind, Neo. But I can only show you the door. You're the one that has to walk through it."
Morpheus (Laurence Fishburne)"The Matrix," 1999
"The day I'm laid out dead with an apple in my mouth is the day we'll pay commissions. If you pay commissions, you imply that the small customer isn't worth anything."
Bernard Marcus, co-founder of The Home Depot
"We can all talk about how the civil union law is supposed to work just like marriage. But in my case and others, it doesn't work that way in the real world."
Jodi Weiner, a Montclair, N.J., electrician, as quoted in The New York Times
O.S. Marden, founder of Success Magazine
"Leadership: The art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it."
Dwight D. Eisenhower, thirty-fourth U.S. president