(Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Saturday announced Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan will be his vice presidential running mate at an event in Norfolk, Virginia. Here are excerpts from Romney's and Ryan's speeches: -- Romney: There are a lot of people in the other party who might disagree with Paul Ryan, but I don't know of anybody who doesn't respect his character and judgment. -- Romney: A faithful Catholic, Paul believes in the faith and dignity of every human life. -- Romney: With energy and vision, Paul has become an intellectual leader of the Republican party. ... read more..