'We participated in things that were clearly wrong and have reason to regret. We apologize.'

LLOYD BLANKFEIN, Goldman Sachs' chief executive, speaking during a conference at which he was named CEO of the Year

'I really don't feel that there's currently liberty and justice for all.'

WILL PHILLIPS, a 10-year-old Arkansas boy who has refused to recite the Pledge of Allegiance in school because he has gay friends who are not afforded equal rights

'We got more than just a whiff. We practically tasted it with the impact.'

PETER SCHULTZ, a professor of geologic sciences at Brown University, on an Oct....

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