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Check out 2001's most memorable quotes

We included everything from Julia Roberts' Oscar speech to lines from music and movies

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”And sir, you’re doing a great job, but you’re so quick with that stick. So why don’t you sit, because I may never be here again.” –JULIA ROBERTS, addressing Academy Awards bandleader Bill Conti (whom she later dubbed ”stick man”), in her Best Actress acceptance speech

”Mr. Potter. Our new celebrity.” –ALAN RICKMAN as Professor Snape, on meeting Daniel Radcliffe’s Harry

”Get your hands on his cash/And spend it to the last dime/For all the hard times” –BLU CANTRELL, on how to get back at a cheating man, in ”Hit ‘Em Up Style (Oops!)” from So Blu

”Well, I can wear heels now.” –NICOLE KIDMAN, discussing her split with Tom Cruise, on ”Late Show With David Letterman”

”I’m gonna take, like, a minute off…. Nothing’s wrong.” –MARIAH CAREY, in an audio message on her official website, the day before the diva’s reps announced she’d been hospitalized for exhaustion

”Not washing your hair is not enough anymore.” –Independent Spirit Awards host JOHN WATERS, urging actors to be edgier

”She’s fashion roadkill!” –WILLIE GARSON as ”Sex and the City”’s Stanford Blatch, after Sarah Jessica Parker’s Carrie tripped on the catwalk

”Eat me!” –”Shrek”’s GINGERBREAD MAN

”Aaron Sorkin was arrested for possession of hallucinogenic mushrooms. Sorkin said he was sorry and he hopes everybody watches tomorrow night’s ‘The West Wing,’ where President Bartlet turns into a giant lizard.” –CONAN O’BRIEN on ”Late Night”

”I don’t think you’re an idiot at all. I mean, there are elements of the ridiculous about you. Your mother’s pretty interesting. And you really are an appallingly bad public speaker. And, um, you tend to let whatever’s in your head come out of your mouth without much consideration of the consequences…. But the thing is, um, what I’m trying to say, very inarticulately, is that, um, in fact, perhaps despite appearances, I like you, very much.” –COLIN FIRTH as Mark Darcy to Renée Zellweger’s Bridget, in ”Bridget Jones’s Diary”

”Ted Nugent called. He wants his shirt back.” –A tuxedo-wearing GEORGE CLOONEY, to a loudly dressed Brad Pitt in ”Ocean’s Eleven”

”We’re so excited to be here. We feel just like the Bush twins at happy hour.” –”Producers” star NATHAN LANE, cohosting the Tonys

”There was definitely some licking involved. Definitely some licking.” –”Temptation Island” contestant JOHNNY POPE, describing off-camera goings-on

”Get ur freak on” –MISSY ELLIOTT

”To find myself being in the position of giving offense to someone who’s a hero – not a hero of mine per se, but a hero in general – I feel bad in a public-spirited way.” –Author JONATHAN FRANZEN, on declining an invitation to appear on ”The Oprah Winfrey Show” (Winfrey had chosen his ”The Corrections” for her book club)

”Chapter 5: How fate came to Nikki in the form of a Japanese businessman, an ancient soothsayer, an accommodating drug dealer, a pair of female fans, and 800 prostitutes” –Chapter heading from the Mötley Crüe biography ”The Dirt”

”I want a girl who gets up early/I want a girl who stays up late/I want a girl with uninterrupted prosperity/Who uses a machete to cut through red tape” –CAKE on ”Short Skirt/Long Jacket” from Comfort Eagle