"God willing, a new order will come together and we'll do away with everything that distances us. I do believe the system of empires has reached the end of the road. The world can no longer see an emperor commanding it." — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in an interview saying that a new world order needs to emerge, away from years of what he called American bullying and domination.
"If this president persists on the road of making it harder and harder for small businesses to grow and thrive, he's going to slowly but surely weaken our economy and turn us into Greece." — Mitt Romney in a campaign speech to supporters in Vandalia, Ohio.
"We must stop the violence and flows of arms to both sides, and set in motion a Syrian-led transition as soon as possible." — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon demanding international action to stop the war in Syria at a U.N. gathering of world leaders.