"I took what she said seriously -- that I had led an inadvertently public life for a long time and maybe it was time to start leading a purposely public life."
- CHELSEA CLINTONwho starts her new role as NBC special correspondent on Monday, explains it was her grandmother who helped her overcome shyness towards the media
"See, it's always been my experience that NBC only cancels you when you're in first place. So we are fine."
- JAY LENO,on the rumor that his nightly 10 p.m. program will be axed. Reports suggest Leno could return to the 11:35 p.m. slot he held for 17 years as Tonight Show host
"I'm not trying to be my father. He's irreplaceable."
- LUKE RUSSERT,22, on being hired by NBC to help cover the political conventions. His father, Tim Russert, the host of NBC's "Meet the Press," died June 13 of a heart attack at 58
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