Video 221838 - 2008 Academy Awards: Arrivals, Part IV

Now Hear This: Notable Quotes From The Oscars

Quotes from Sunday night's 80th annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles:

"I'm speechless. … Thank you life. Thank you love. It is true there (are) some angels in this city." — Marion Cotillard, after winning best-actress Oscar for "La Vie en Rose."

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"George Clooney, you know, the seriousness and the dedication to your art, seeing you climb into that rubber batsuit from `Batman & Robin' — the one with the nipples, every morning under your costume, on the set, off the set, hanging upside-down at lunch — you rock man." — Tilda Swinton, thanking "Michael Clayton" co-star George Clooney after winning best supporting actress trophy.

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"Thank you to the Coens for being crazy enough to think that I could do that and put one of the most horrible haircuts (in) history over my head." — Javier Bardem, thanking directors Ethan and Joel Coen while accepting the best supporting actor Oscar for "No Country for Old Men."

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"The fight is over. So tonight, welcome to the makeup sex." — Jon Stewart, on the post-strike Oscars.

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"If we stay the course, we can turn these movies around." — Jon Stewart, on the plethora of financially unsuccessful Iraq movies.

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"Oscar is 80 this year, which makes him now automatically the front-runner for the Republican (presidential) nomination." — Jon Stewart.

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"Normally when you see a black man or a woman president, an asteroid is about to hit the Statue of Liberty." — Jon Stewart.

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"I feel probably like Eli Manning felt at the Super Bowl. Glad to be in the show, ready for anything." — Viggo Mortensen, nominated for best actor in "Eastern Promises."

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"Unfortunately, so often the roles are not good enough for the women, but the roles for the men are always wonderful." — Helen Mirren.

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"The prospect of all this is rather daunting. The actual practice of it is all right. I'm enjoying myself." -- Tom Wilkinson, supporting actor nominee for "Michael Clayton," on his Oscar red carpet experience.

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