'We tell Wisconsin, we tell our country ... voters really do want leaders who stand up and make the tough decisions.'

1. SCOTT WALKER, Republican governor of Wisconsin, who became the first U.S. governor to survive a recall vote that arose from his push to end collective bargaining for public workers

'They chopped off the heads of their nobility. We are very lucky that we have held on to ours.'

2. WILL PAKENHAM-WALSH, businessman from Britain's Isle of Wight, chastising other European countries while celebrating Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee

'We need more Europe, not less.'

3. ANGELA MERKEL, Chancellor of...

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