"Now I feel that Saddam is really gone."
Who voted in Irbil, in the Kurdish northern region of Iraq.
"These stage-managed elections are illegitimate to the core. The world will not fall for this ploy."
Executive director of the Thailand-based Focus on the Global South, speaking at the World Social Forum in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
"I think we can be the generation that ends extreme poverty, I really do, and I think I will spend the rest of my life pledged to that commitment."
U2 singer Bono
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.