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|2006 Quotes of the Year - Top Quotes of 2006
Quotes of the Week - Dec 31, 2006:
"Long live Iraq. Long live Palestine. Long live jihad and the
mujahideen. God is greatest." -- Saddam Hussein in a letter released
before his execution on December 31, 2006.
"I don't think I would have gone to war. I would have maximized
our effort through sanctions, through restrictions, whatever to find
another answer." -- Former US President Gerald Ford, who died
on December 26, 2006, criticizing the invasion of Iraq.
"I haven't shed a tear." -- Wendy Richard, on leaving the
British TV soap Eastenders after 22 years playing Pauline Fowler.
Quotes of the Week - Dec 25, 2006:
"For years now, people have asked me whether I ever dream that
I am 'in' Harry's world. The answer was 'no' until a few nights ago,
when I had an epic dream in which I was, simultaneously, Harry and
the narrator." -- J.K. Rowling works on final Potter book, Harry
Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
"We're not winning, we're not losing." -- George W Bush
admits US not on course for Iraq victory.
"I never knew I was fat until I got famous. The other day I was
trying to keep fit by going jogging with my iPod and the paparazzi
leapt out of a bush and got me. The headline the next day - 'iPodge,
what can you do?'." -- Ricky Gervais.
Quotes of the Week - Dec 18, 2006:
"The Zionest regime will be wiped out soon the same way the Soviety
Union was, and humanity will achieve freedom." -- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad,
President of Iran.
"I bought eight trash cans. We had just moved in and it is what
we needed. I also gave her jewelry, after she picked me from the garbage."
-- Kelsey Grammer (Frasier) buys Christmas gift for wife.
"People have told me for months and years 'you're a target' but
it's only just kind of sunken in that I am a target. I have to be
very careful who I'm around, what I say, who's around me." --
Naomi Campbell, supermodel.
Quotes of the Week - Dec 11, 2006:
"My fingers are long and beautiful, as, it has been well documented,
are various other parts of my body." -- Donald Trump.
"I'd like to grow old with my face moving" -- Kate Winslet
would not consider plastic surgery.
"It's not nice. How would you like your pay check flashed
up before the world to see?" -- Nicole Kidman, who reportedly
earns $17m per movie.
"A little humour goes a long way. Johnny Carson said it's
the number one aphrodisiac, so I must be very sexy." -- Jack
Black, named Hollywood sex symbol.
Quotes of the Week - Dec 4, 2006:
"I read the book, I read the script, I saw the movie, and I
still don't understand it." -- Sean Connery on why he turned
down the role of Gandalf in Lord of the Rings.
"This visit will help us to find together the means and paths
of peace for the good of humanity." -- Pope Benedict, to Grand
Mufti of Istanbul, after both prayed at city's Blue Mosque.
"What about that hat trick last week! Rumsfeld, the House and
the Senate - ta-da! I took my clothes off." -- Danny DeVito,
celebrating Republicans' reversal on US chat show.
Quotes of the Week - Nov 27, 2006:
"You may succeed in silencing one man. But a howl of protest
from around the world will reverberate, Mr. Putin, in your ears
for the ret of your life. May God forgive you for what you have
done." -- poisoned ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko from
"My son is an honest man. He is working hard for peace."
-- George Bush snr defends his son, the US President.
"It has." -- UK Prime Minister Tony Blair, when asked
if Iraq has "been a disaster."
Quotes of the Week - Nov 20, 2006:
"Borat essentially works as a tool. By being anti-semitic,
he lets people lower their guard and expose their own prejudice,
whether it's anti-semitism or an acceptance of anti-semitism."
- Sacha Baron Cohen.
"Do I look like I give a damn?" - James Bond, in film
Casino Royale, asked if he prefers his martini shaken or stirred.
"The Vatican uses me to draw attention to itself. Trying to
ban my show in Rome allowed the clergy to finally, thanks to me,
get good media coverage." - Madonna.
Quotes of the Week - Nov 13, 2006:
"If you don't get bruised playing Bond, you're not doing it
properly." - Daniel Craig on his role as new James Bond in
"I love doing sequels." - Arnold Schwarzenegger, on being
re-elected governor of California.
"She is just doing what every 20-year-old is doing." -
Actor Joshua Jackson on the party lifestyle choices of his Bobby
co-star Lindsay Lohan.
"I have benefited greatly from criticism, and at no time have
I suffered a lack thereof." - US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld
Quotes of the Week - Nov 6, 2006:
"English students don't spend much time on their studies. They're
more interested in partying and having fun." - Britain's Dutchess
of Cornwall, Camilla Parker Bowles, whose comment angered the National
Union of Students.
"Long live the people, long live the nation, down with the
invaders, God is great, God is great." - Saddam Hussein, reacting
to his death sentence.
"You know, education, if you make the most of it, you study
hard, you do your homework and you make an effort to be smart, you
can do well. If you dont, you get stuck in Iraq." - John
Kerry's botched joke, which he was forced to apologize for.
Quotes of the Week - Oct 30, 2006:
"It doesn't matter who you are or how much money you have,
nothing goes fast in Africa." - Madonna denies she used her
celebrity to hasten the adoption of a young child in Malawi.
"It's like getting a Louis Vuitton handbag ... she bought a
baby, for God's sake." - Sharon Osbourne, disapproving of Madonna's
"It only takes one drink to mess with the way you drive."
- Paris Hilton tries to rehabilitate herself after being found guilty
of drink-driving. She's written an advertisement to be published
in the American teen magazine Seventeen.
Quotes of the Week - Oct 23, 2006:
"What a mighty man he turns out to be. He surprised us all
- we all envy him." - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Israeli
President, Moshe Katsav, accused of ten counts of rape.
"He can discover a lot of things. Women drive cars, wine is
made of grapes and Jews are free to go to synagogue." - Kazakhstan
Deputy Foreign Minister Rakhat Aliyev invites 'Borat' (comedian
Sacha Baron Cohen) to visit the country.
"Getting a burp out of your little thing is probably the greatest
satisfaction I've come across. It's truly one of life's most satisfying
moments." - Brad Pitt on his new child.
Quotes of the Week - Oct 16, 2006:
"I spoke to a lady who worked in an old people's home and she
said they had changed the words of the song to 'When I'm 84' as
they considered 64 to be young. So I might do that." - former
Beatle Paul McCartney.
"I think the veil is a way of taking power away from women."
- author Salmon Rushdie on Muslim women's veil.
"The way they treat children in children's homes is appalling,
yet these pedophiles have Sky telly. I grew up in care. We had no
carpets, no nice beds, nothing." - actress Samantha Morton on
cushy conditions of pedophiles in British prisons.
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