Top Emmy Quotes

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1. "It's a great way to start the day, hearing you've been nominated for an Emmy. It's just thrilling."
Author: Allison Janney
2. "Someone said I wasn't attractive enough. People say those things, but they make you stronger. Then you can win an Emmy and think, ha, ha, ha."
Author: Allison Janney
3. "I have lived recklessly, gambled my income away at the horse races, gone whoring, have been more drunk than sober, beaten men to a pulp with my hands, have had a man's nose cut off for insulting my father and have been indebted to villains more times than I care to say. But, I do not want to live like this anymore. I want a quiet life with a good woman who will care and love me – not for being the Duke of Monmouth, but for me, Jemmy."
Author: Andrea Zuvich
4. "I've been nominated for 12 Emmys, and we won - for 'Top Chef' - the only time I didn't go."
Author: Andy Cohen
5. "Am dining at Goldini's Restaurant, Gloucester Road, Kensington. Please come at once and join me there. Bring with you a jemmy, a dark lantern, a chisel, and a revolver. S. H." It was a nice equipment for a respectable citizen to carry through the dim, fog-draped streets."
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
6. "I'm most excited to meet Jon Hamm at the Emmys."
Author: Bree Turner
7. "EJ cries, "We've been best friends since kindergarten. You can't become a babe slayer and leave me in the dust! I don't have an older sister. I'm disadvantaged. All I got is Emmy, who can only drop preschool wisdom like, 'No pull Barbie's hair!'" "That's probably some early girl wisdom. Nobody likes to get their hair pulled," I say. "Except this one chick in my porno; I think she's into it. I cant really tell, though. I wish they would slow down."
Author: Brent Crawford
8. "Generally with the Oscars or the Emmys there isn't much you can do until the nominations are announced. Then you know what kind of year you're dealing with - what's been overlooked, what the issues are."
Author: Bruce Vilanch
9. "JR was a 1-dimensional, evil character. JR was multi-dimensional, and Larry Hagman is probably one of the greatest actors that we have. Then, you go back and look at 'I Dream of Jeannie' - I mean, he's a comic genius, as well. So, I think they should give him an honorary Emmy Award."
Author: Charlene Tilton
10. "Well I was out in the garden moving rocks on the day of the Emmys. I was just playing in the dirt."
Author: Charles Keating
11. "The Emmy will have no effect on me, from the standpoint that you've still got to wash your bowl after breakfast."
Author: Charles Keating
12. "The Emmys seem like an entity unto themselves that have an agenda that sometimes corresponds to quality, sometimes doesn't."
Author: Chris Bauer
13. "I'm an ambassador for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and one of the children, his wish was to go to the Emmys, so he's going to be my date, along with my husband, and my dad and his girlfriend. So we're going to have a really fun night and it's going to be really exciting. I'm really excited for him to experience that."
Author: Christina Hendricks
14. "For my birthday this year, my girlfriends - who knew I'd just inherited my dad's turntable - gave me a carton of albums like 'Blue Kentucky Girl,' by Emmylou Harris, and 'Off the Wall,' by Michael Jackson. It's all stuff we grew up with. I mean, you can't have a music collection without Prince's 'Purple Rain' - it just can't be done!"
Author: Connie Britton
15. "I've got a Grammy and Emmy, I'd like to have a Tony."
Author: Cyndi Lauper
16. "Emmys are wonderful and I'm thrilled to death that I have mine. But they're representative of a specific achievement, where this sort of thing is representative of how you've grown in your own industry."
Author: Dinah Shore
17. "I think that you do get a little extra jolt of confidence when you win an Emmy."
Author: Edie Falco
18. "My mother's outh drops. 'Emmy...don't say those things Emmy. Remember, we don't talk about those things.''Yes Mom. I remember. That's why I'm here, looking like this.'An orderly knocks on the door and announces that visiting time is over.My mother and I look at each other awkwardly, and hug.'I love you,' she says.'I love you too, Mom.''You aren't telling them too much are you?' she asks, afraid.I sign. 'No Mommy, I'm not.'She's visibly relieved. She leaves the room.The orderley comes back and escorts me back into the main room.I just sit and laugh to myself." (after Emmy's suicide attempt) ~ The Finer Points of Becoming Machine"
Author: Emily Andrews
19. "Emmy has embarked on her journey to enrich the world with smiles. They are free, healthy, and often, very contagious."
Author: Emmy Swain
20. "ALPHA-60: Your name is written "Ivan Johnson," but it is pronounced "Lemmy Caution," Secret Agent Zero Zero Three of the Outlands. You are a threat to the security of Alphaville.CAUTION: I refuse to become what you call "normal."...ALPHA-60: You cannot escape. The door is locked.CAUTION: Try to stop me, pal."
Author: Jean Luc Godard
21. "The Emmy should be an ensemble award, too. I kept howling at everyone else's performances."
Author: Jeffrey Tambor
22. "Emmy, if there's one thing you need to know about life, it's never to trust anyone or anything. Life is a fucking mind game and you and I are the pawns."
Author: Jessica Sorensen
23. "At the Emmys, you've got a bunch of people who are used to being on TV on TV. You don't have that at the Oscars. At the Oscars, you have people who are used to having 40 takes."
Author: Jimmy Kimmel
24. "A lot of things went incredibly well for 'Scrubs': from a ridiculous number of downloads on the iPods, to whenever they issue a new season on DVD it kinda sells out, and we got nominated for an Emmy. To be picked up for six years is all gravy, man."
Author: John C. McGinley
25. "I grew up loving TV so much. It was such an integral part of my youth, and I was completely an Emmy geek."
Author: Jon Cryer
26. "Mama?""Yes, Emmy."She traced a rivulet of rain with her finger as it made its journey down the glass. "How do you know when it's been long enough?"Emmy could sense her mother smiling into the phone. "When you relaize that love doesn't have a time span. Only pain does. I think sometimes it's hard to distinguish between the two, so we just hold on to both of them like they're inseparable."
Author: Karen White
27. "Some people in Hollywood think of me as a model for dramatic midlife transitions: suburban housewife to Emmy-winning actress. But I never plotted a master plan for following my dreams."
Author: Kathryn Joosten
28. "I was never upset that I did not get an Emmy. That I did get an Emmy nomination, I couldn't be happier and prouder."
Author: Kyle Chandler
29. "I love you, Emmy, scars and all."
Author: L.D. Davis
30. "Ravenous." I nodded in agreement and started to get my head together. My fight with Emmy was still fresh, but I needed to focus. With some effort, I was able to push her out of my mind and prepare myself for battle with Vivian. "I hope you are in a better state of mind today, Mr. Kessler," Judge Marsen said a half hour later. "I am. I apologize for my behavior, your Honor," I said sincerely, and then added. "Bad hair day." A few snickers arose from the few people seated behind me, but the judge was not amused and neither was her bailiff. I made it through the day without having"
Author: L.D. Davis
31. "One thing they don't tell you 'bout the blues when you got 'em, you keep on fallin' 'cause there ain't no bottom,' sings Emmylou Harris, and she may be right. Perhaps it would help to be told that there is no bottom, save, as they say, wherever and whenever you stop digging. You have to stand there, spade in hand, cold whiskey sweat beaded on your brow, eyes misshapen and wild, some sorry-ass grave digger grown bone-tired of the trade. You have to stand there in the dirty rut you dug, alone in the darkness, in all its pulsing quiet, surrounded by the scandal of corpses."
Author: Maggie Nelson
32. "The designer of my Emmy gown is donating my gown to the charity for an auction."
Author: Maria Menounos
33. "That wind! ...it called to mind the small, scarce, stemmy flowers that she and Edmund would walk half a day to pick, though in another day they would all be wilted. Sometimes Edmund would carry buckets and a trowel, and lift them earth and all, and bring them home to plant, and they would die. They were rare things, and grew out of ants' nests and bear dung and the flesh of perished animals."
Author: Marilynne Robinson
34. "I saw an Emmy ad that AMC took out with all the 'Breaking Bad' nominees' photos, and there's my picture from the show. It's like World's Ugliest Man - I'm an automatic winner in that category."
Author: Mark Margolis
35. "Emmy Lou Harris introduced me to the work of the Vietnam Veterans of America foundation and the Campaign for a Land Mine Free World."
Author: Mary Chapin Carpenter
36. "I literally have over a thousand emails in my inbox that need to be returned. I'm sure all of my friends and certain family members are like, 'Oh, look who got nominated for an Emmy and doesn't want to write me an email back!' I need a good few hours to just sit and get on the phone."
Author: Max Greenfield
37. "The Emmys are flat-out fun."
Author: Melissa Rivers
38. "Emmy, the events we lived through taught me to be sure of nothing about other people. They taught me to expect danger around every corner. They taught me to understand that there are people in this world that mean you harm, And sometimes, they're the people who say they love you."
Author: Nancy Werlin
39. "This is a song by Emmylou Harris called ‘Boulder to Birmingham,'" she announces. "It's on the album Pieces of the Sky, which Rob is selling this afternoon for the unbelievable price of five pounds and ninety-nine pence, and you can find it right over there in the ‘Country Artists (Female)' section."
Author: Nick Hornby
40. "A Short Alternative Medical DictionaryDefinitions courtesy of Dr Lemuel Pillmeister (also known as Lemmy)Addiction - When you can give up something any time, as long as it's next Tuesday.Cocaine - Peruvian Marching Powder. A stimulant that has the extraordinary effect that the more you do, the more you laugh out of context.Depression - When everything you laugh at is miserable and you can't seem to stop.Heroin - A drug that helps you to escape reality, while making it much harder to cope when you are recaptured.Psychosis - When everybody turns into tiny dolls and they have needles in their mouths and they hate you and you don't care because you have THE KNIFE! AHAHAHAHAHAHA!"
Author: Nikki Sixx
41. "America Held Hostage won 24 Emmys for ABC News, but someone forgot to include my name on the list of people responsible for the show."
Author: Pierre Salinger
42. "My sister Jennifer is an Emmy winning journalist and mother of three amazing girls. She brings an exceptional dedication to her job, her family, and her community, and has been a role model of mine for many, many years. I'm extremely proud of her."
Author: Ron Livingston
43. "It was very cool to be honored and be acknowledged in that way for the first time ever, being nominated for an Emmy."
Author: Sheila E.
44. "The Emmy that I lost, and I can't remember his name, I lost to the man who did the Olympics. So, it was great to lose to him. It's the Olympics."
Author: Sheila E.
45. "What was he looking for, a prince in fine velvets and a crown cocked on his head? Was it clothes that made a prince, Jemmy wondered, just as rags made a street boy?"
Author: Sid Fleischman
46. "Jemmy dipped the quill in beet juice and continued scribbling. "I'll tell him you've got reserved seats in Hell.""Aye! That's the ticket!"
Author: Sid Fleischman
47. "Northwestern's alumni list is truly impressive. This university has graduated best-selling authors, Olympians, presidential candidates, Grammy winners, Peabody winners, Emmy winners, and that's just me!"
Author: Stephen Colbert
48. "What am I going to wear to the Emmys? Something with a tie."
Author: Timothy Olyphant

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