Memorable Oscars speeches
After delivering an open-handed slap to Chris Rock, Will Smith made a vague apology during his acceptance speemore
"Before the world tonight, I give praise to our ancestors who helped build this country [unintelligible] todaymore
"Marvel may have created the first black superhero, but through costume design we turned him into an African kmore
"Look around, ladies and gentlemen, because we all have stories to tell and projects we need financed. Don't tmore
"I am an immigrant like Alfonso and Alejandro, my compadres. Like Gael. Like Salma. And like many, many of youmore
"There's one place that all the people with the greatest potential are gathered. One place. And that's the gramore
"Making The Revenant was about man's relationship to the natural world. A world that we collectively felt in 2more
"When I look down at this golden statue, may it remind me and every little child that no matter where you're fmore
"We made this film for all the journalists who have and continue to hold the powerful accountable, and for themore
"This moment is so much bigger than me. This moment is for Dorothy Dandridge, Lena Horne, Diahann Carroll. It'more
"I know that my work in this case is magnified by the fact that the streets of heaven are too crowded with angmore
"I want to thank Brandon Teena for being such an inspiration to us all. His legacy lives on through our movie more
"Two birds with one night... Forty years I been chasing Sidney (Poitier) they finally give it to me, what do tmore
"To every woman who gave birth, to every taxpayer and citizen of this nation, we have fought for everybody elsmore
"When I was 16 years old, I tried to kill myself because I felt weird and I felt different and I felt like I dmore
"To the audiences who went to see it, and perhaps those of us in the industry who are still foolishly clingingmore
"We wrote this song for a film that was based on events that were 50 years ago, but we say that Selma is now bmore
"We live in a time when we have a man sending us to war for fictitious reasons. We are against this war, Mr. Bmore
"I am not able to express all my gratitude because now, my body is in tumult because it is a colossal moment omore
"I just said to Matt, losing would suck and winning would be really scary and it's really, really scary." - Bemore
"When they called my name, I had this feeling I could hear half of America going, 'Oh no. Come on... Her, agaimore
"I am the king of the world." - Best director James Cameron for Titanic, 1998. REUTERS/Gary Hershorn
"I'd be lying if I hadn't made a version of this speech before, I think I was probably eight years old and stamore
"Tom Cruise, I love you brother, I love you man... Everybody who was involved with this, I love you, I love yomore
"Did I really earn this, or did I just wear you all down?" - Best actress Sandra Bullock for The Blind Side, 2more
"You're only two years older than me, darling. Where have you been all my life?" - Best supporting actor Chrismore
"I know you're only standing up because you feel bad that I fell." - Best actress Jennifer Lawrence for Silvermore
"I have a television so I'm going to spend some time here to tell you some things and sir, you are doing a gremore
"Oh, wow. This is the best drink of water after the longest drought of my life." - Best director and best pictmore
"I don't know what I did in this life to deserve all of this. I'm just a girl from a trailer park who had a drmore
"I want to thank my father, up there, the man who when I said I wanted to be an actor, he said, 'Wonderful, jumore
"Call your mom, everybody. I've told this (to) like a billion people or so. Call your mom, call your dad. If ymore
"I'm in shock. And I'm so in love with my brother right now, he just held me and said he loved me." - Best supmore
"For anybody who's on the down side of advantage and relying purely on courage, it's possible." - Best actor Rmore
"Thank you. Thank you. You commie, homo-loving sons-of-guns. I did not expect this, but I, and I want it to bemore
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