Wednesday, March 28, 2012

March 2012 celebrity quotes

March 2012 celebrity quotes
March 2012 celebrity quotes - Memorable March quotes, This month brought us Cinderella stories and solemn remembrances, personal triumphs and public humiliations. Keep reading to see the other headline-grabbing stories that made for a memorable March.

Jaycee Dugard

"My name is Jaycee Dugard. I want to say that. For a long time, I wasn’t able to say my name, and it feels good."

The 31-year-old kidnapping survivor was honored at the Diane von Furstenberg Awards in New York City. What did she say about her future?
Japan tsunami anniversary

"Let us talk about this to future generations and progress to a safe and better future of Japan."

Emperor Akihito spoke to the people of Japan on the one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami. How many were killed?
Encyclopaedia Britannica

"It's a rite of passage in this new era. Some people will feel sad about it and nostalgic about it. But we have a better tool now. The website is continuously updated, it’s much more expansive and it has multimedia."

The president of Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc. spoke about the end of the once hugely popular reference books.
March Madness

"We saw on the selection show we had Duke and we thought we could match up very well against them. We all believed it and we showed it on the floor. Everybody bought into that idea that we could beat them. The rest is history.''

Lehigh University forward John Adams explained how his No. 15 Mountain Hawks beat the No. 2 Duke Blue Devils in their opening-round game of the NCAA tournament.
'Game Change'

"This is a movie about the vast gray area where 99 percent of our politics actually takes place."

Former McCain-Palin adviser Nicolle Wallace appeared on "This Week" to discuss the HBO movie (watch the trailer) that relives the 2008 presidential campaign. Who played her in the film?
Flight attendant disrupts flight

"I will never get that sound of her screaming out of my head."

An American Airlines passenger spoke to reporters after disembarking a flight (where was it headed?) in which passengers had to help subdue an out-of-control attendant.
Rick Santorum

"There are other states with more than one language, as is the case with Hawaii, but to be a state of the U.S., English should be the main language."

The Republican presidential candidate shared his controversial thoughts on Puerto Rico becoming a state.
Jason Russell

"While that attention was great for raising awareness about Joseph Kony, it also brought a lot of attention to Jason -- and, because of how personal the film is, many of the attacks against it were also very personal, and Jason took them very hard."

The wife of the Invisible Children co-founder blamed her husband’s nude public rant on criticism of his "Kony 2012" documentary.
Peyton Manning

"In the end I felt the Broncos were just a good fit. This is truly a special football environment, and I'm glad to be a part of it."

The former Indianapolis Colts quarterback signed with the Denver Broncos after weeks of speculation about the free agent’s future.
Staff Sgt. Robert Bales

"He is not some psychopath. He's an outstanding soldier who has given a lot for this country."

Bales’ former platoon leader reacted to accusations that the soldier had killed 17 civilians in Afghanistan, including 11 people from the same family.
Dallas Seavey

"I could not be prouder of these guys. It's hard to not come to tears when they finally crossed under this arch in first place."

The 25-year-old musher spoke fondly of his nine-dog sled team after winning the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
Homeless hot spots

"There's an insane amount of chatter about this, which although certainly villainizes us, in many ways is very good for the homeless people we're trying to help. Homelessness is actually a subject being discussed at SXSW and these people are no longer invisible."

The head of innovation at BBH Labs responded to the controversy surrounding homeless people being hired to provide SXSW attendees with mobile wireless hot spots
New York Times' celebrity divorce formula

"I've calculated the chance of Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom celebrating their golden anniversary. Even when I extend it to 15 decimal places, the probability is still zero."

New York Times writers Garth Sundem and John Tierney revisited their 2006 equation that aims to predict the staying power of celebrity marriages.
Greg Smith

"Today is my last day at Goldman Sachs. After almost 12 years at the firm – first as a summer intern while at Stanford, then in New York for 10 years, and now in London – I believe I have worked here long enough to understand the trajectory of its culture, its people and its identity. And I can honestly say that the environment now is as toxic and destructive as I have ever seen it."

The former Goldman Sachs executive director reportedly caused shares to drop after he published his resignation letter in the New York Times.
George Clooney

"I guess we’re not allowed to hang out at the Sudanese Embassy."

The Oscar winner joked with reporters after his arrest for protesting at the Washington, D.C., embassy.
Sandra Fluke

"My choice of words was not the best, and in the attempt to be humorous, I created a national stir. I sincerely apologize to Ms. Fluke for the insulting word choices."

Controversial radio host Rush Limbaugh offered a public apology for his criticism of the Georgetown University law student who testified before Congress about insurance coverage for contraception.
Mike Daisey

"Daisey lied to me and to ‘This American Life’ producer Brian Reed during the fact checking we did on the story, before it was broadcast. That doesn't excuse the fact that we never should've put this on the air. In the end, this was our mistake."

"This American Life" host Ira Glass announced he would devote an entire episode to retracting the public radio show’s "Mr. Daisey Goes to the Apple Factory" story.
Rod Blagojevich

"Saying goodbye is the hardest thing I've ever had to do. I'm leaving with a heavy heart, a clear conscience and I have high, high hopes for the future."

The former Illinois governor spoke to reporters outside his house as he left to report to prison on corruption charges.

"There shouldn’t be a divide. You know? It's music, and it's innocent."

The R&B singer defended her decision to collaborate with ex-boyfriend Chris Brown on her new song.
Pat Robertson

"OK, so Peyton Manning was a tremendous MVP quarterback, but he's been injured. If that injury comes back, Denver will find itself without a quarterback. And in my opinion, it would serve them right."

During a taping of The 700 Club, the televangelist blasted the trade of Denver Broncos’ QB Tim Tebow for former Indianapolis Colts’ gridiron star and Super Bowl standout Peyton Manning.

Barack Obama

"My main message is to the parents of Trayvon Martin. You know, if I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon. I think they are right to expect that all of us as Americans are going to take this with the seriousness it deserves, and we are going to get to the bottom of exactly what happened."

President Barack Obama responded (watch video) to the shooting death in Florida of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
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