“The only thing that separates women of color from everyone else is opportunity. You cannot win an Emmy for roles that are simply not there.” — Viola Davis, after becoming the first black woman to win for lead actress in a drama.
“Enlighten me, then.” — Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) to her new boyfriend with the “singular tastes” in “Fifty Shades of Grey”
“The best defense against (B.S.) is vigilance. So if you smell something, say something.” — Jon Stewart, signing off on “The Daily Show”
“I hate Americans. I hate America.” — Ariana Grande, after licking a doughnut. (She later apologized and said it was a statement against obesity.)
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“I’m not doing this to be interesting. I’m doing this to live.” — Caitlyn Jenner, on her transition from being Bruce Jenner
“It’s true. All of it.” — Han Solo (Harrison Ford), on the “Star Wars” mythology in “The Force Awakens”
“I’ll tell you all about it when I see you again.” — Wiz Khalifa’s tribute song to the late Paul Walker in “Furious 7”
“Miley, what’s good?” — Nicki Minaj addressing MTV Video Music Awards host Miley Cyrus, who had dissed Minaj in The New York Times
“I’d like to teach the world to sing in perfect harmony.” — The epiphany of Don Draper (Jon Hamm) in the series finale of “Mad Men”
“Unfortunately, I am a man of my word. My stupid, stupid word.” — Mets fan Jimmy Kimmel, on settling his losing World Series bet with KC’s Eric Stonestreet and getting pummeled by paintballs
“I turned into a 10-year-old kid. It was amazing.” — KC’s Paul Rudd, aka Ant-Man, on joining his fellow Avengers on the set of next year’s “Captain America: Civil War”
“Crying helps me slow down and obsess over the weight of life’s problems.” — Sadness (Phyllis Smith) in “Inside Out”
“Just relax. It’s just like taking a stroll through the woods. 65 million years ago.” — Owen (Chris Pratt) in “Jurassic World”
“And yes, as you probably could have guessed from this moment, I have decided in 2020 to run for president.” — Kanye West, accepting his Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Video Music Awards