"I feel an urgent need to seize this moment in history, to strengthen the weak and to challenge the strong to lead us into our full greatness as a nation. Come with me. Let us walk toward that dream together."
-- Former New Jersey Sen. Bill Bradley, launching his Democratic presidential bid
"We will be global leaders in every facet of the media and entertainment industry, financially strong from day one, with an enviable stable of global brands."
-- Viacom Chairman Sumner Redstone, commenting as it was announced that Viacom will buy CBS in the biggest media deal ever