"Now is the time as we've discussed to make sure all of us join to do what's necessary to stabilize the world financial system, to avoid protectionism, to both grow the economy and create jobs while taking a responsible approach." _ U.S President Barack Obama in a statement after meeting with Mexican President Felipe Calderon, the host of the Group of 20 annual meeting.
"They are saying it's a different world now and are trying to put the sexy back into the Microsoft brand." _ Gartner Inc. analyst Carolina Milanesi in comments after Microsoft Corp. unveiled a new tablet computer, Surface, that attempts to take advantage of one of the few criticisms of Apple's iPad _ that it is better for consuming content than creating it.
"I'm very thankful. It's been a hard five years." _ Roger Clemens after he was acquitted on all charges that he obstructed and lied to Congress in denying he used performance-enhancing drugs to extend his long career as one of the greatest and most-decorated pitchers in baseball history.