""You may carry a smartwatch during the day for practical reasons and later want to feel elegant, have a kind of intimate bond with your object, or just feel good about yourself. I believe in the comfort and elegance that a fine watch brings today so I think there is room for both and I'm not particularly worried.""
CEO, La Montre Hermès
"Self regulation does not work. It particularly doesn't work where there is no oversight and that is the problem that you have in the UN"
Peter A Gallo
Director, Hear their Cries
""Our struggle is against the sexual abuse, the cover-up, the psychological abuse, and the silence over these abuses.""
Sexual abuse survivor
""It probably could've gone a lot worse if they'd had to take their time and come out on a board or something like that.""
""Roy and Heather Bennett have been tragically killed in a helicopter accident in North America. I am devastated- they were two of Zimbabwe’s greatest patriots.""
""I'm not the first woman to work and have a baby. I know these are special circumstances but there'll be many woman who would have done this well before I have.""
New Zealand Prime Minister
""The case will be tried in court. It will not be tried in the media.""
Attorney for David Turpin
"Everything is data and everything is about being digitalised. That's Estonia. That's why we think Estonia is the best to collaborate with"
CEO and founder, Planetway
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China’s Premier Wen Jiabao
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