OscarsĀ® 2013 - Quotes Of The Night

27 February 2013

"Daniel Day-Lewis is here, of course. Daniel your process fascinates me. So you were totally 100% in character, you stayed in character all day. So if you saw a cell phone did you have to be "OH MY GOD WHAT'S THAT? When you bumped into Don Cheadle on the studio lot did you try and free him? How deep does your method go?" Seth MacFarlane, Presenter

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"We participated in a hero's journey, the hero being Quentin. you scaled the mountain because you're not afraid of it. You slay the dragon because you're not afraid of it, you cross through fire because it's worth it . I borrowed my character's words, I'm sorry, I couldn't resist." Best Actor: Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained)

"I'd argue that the actor who really got inside Lincoln's head was John Wilkes Booth. Really a hundred and fifty years and it's still too soon, huh?" Seth MacFarlane

"This is the story of a man fighting to get back his woman who has been subjected to unthinkable violence. Or as Chris Brown and Rhianna call it, a date movie….'oh no, that's what we're afraid he'd do'." Seth MacFarlane

"Thank you very much for this honour... thank you to my producers. Thank you to my wife, she was a member of the crew... You are the centre of my life." Best Foreign Film: Michael Haneke (Amour)

"I was really into Ang and the beautiful world that we created... There were exciting scenes for me that I loved like the candles and the thing that we did that was nuts...oh Jesus." - Best Cinematography: Claudio Miranda (Life Of Pi)

"There are so many people whDI Anne Hathaway Oscars Winners 2013 (1)ose generosity and support is the reason I am standing here right now. I have to thank Hugh Jackman. .. my husband, by far and away the greatest moment of my life is the one when you walked into it. Here's hoping that some day in the not too distant future the misfortunes of Fantine will only be found in stories, and never more in real life." Best Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables)


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"You guys are just standing up because you feel bad that I fell and that's really embarrassing, but thank you. This is nuts." Best Acress: Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook)



"To give you an idea of just how young [Quvenzhané Wallis] is, it'll be 16 years before she's too old for Clooney." Seth MacFarlane

"Rodriguez isn't here tonight, because he didn't want to take any of the credit himself, and that says just about everything about that man." Best Documentary: Simon Chinn, Director (Searching For Sugar Man)

"Well we've finally reached the point in the ceremony, where either Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz, or Salma Hayek comes on stage, and we've got no idea what they're saying but we don't care because they're so attractive." Seth MacFarlane

"Thank you so much, This is amazing… I'd just like to thank Barbara Broccoli and Michael Wilson… Michael Hepworth and…oh God.. and my man, I love you baby!" Best Song: Adele (Skyfall)

"Thank you Mr Hoffman. Boy oh boy. I've been saying things like saying "I want to thank the actors for what they've done" when it comes to my script, but it's not just an easy thing to say, it is why I am standing here. I actually think if people are like, knowing my movies in thirty or fifty years from now, it's gonna be because of the characters I created, I know I've only got one chance to get it right, I have to cast the right people to make those characters come alive and hopefully live for a long time, and boy this time did I do it. Thanks so much guys." Best Original Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino (Django Unchained)

"Thank you, thank you so much. Thank you movie God. I really need to share this with all 3000 people who worked with me on Life of Pi. I really wanna thank you for believing the story and sharing this incredible journey with me. I really hold this statue in my heart." Best Director: Ang Lee (Life of Pi)

DI Daniel Day Lewis Oscars 2013 Winners"I really don't now how any of this happened. I do know that I have received so much more than my fair share of good fortune in my life and I am so grateful to the Academy for this beautiful honour. It's a strange thing because three years ago before we decided to do a straight swap, I had committed to plying Margaret Thatcher… and Meryl was Steven's first choice for Lincoln and… I'd like to see that version. And Steven didn't have to persuade me to play Lincoln but I had to persuade him that if I was going to do it that Lincoln shouldn't be a musical." Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln)

"I know what you're thinking. Three sexiest producers in Hollywood." Grant Heslov (flanked by Ben Affleck and George Clooney)

"I was here 15 years ago or something and I had no idea what I was doing, stood in front of you all I was just a kid, and I went out, and I never thought I'd be back here and I am, because of so many of you who are here tonight. Because of so many wonderful people who extended themselves to me when they had nothing to benefit from it in Hollywood, I couldn't get them a job… you can't hold grudges… it's hard, but you can't hold grudges. It doesn't matter how you get knocked down in life, cos that's what happens… all that matters is you gotta get back up." Best Director: Ben Affleck (Argo)

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