Monday, March 1, 2010

Favorite Quotes: A Week of Oscars


Quote:
There's been a lot of criticism over the years over this award, and some of that criticism has been warranted. But whether it's warranted or not, I think it's one hell of an honor, and I thank you.

Who Said It:
Jack Lemmon

Oscar History:
Won Oscars as best supporting actor in 1955 for Mister Roberts and best actor for Save The Tiger in 1973.

10 comments:

robertga99 said...

Great quote and I agree. The Oscars are in a league of their own. What a great honor to win one!

Doug Goff said...

He was one great guy. I can't tell you how many times I've watched grumpy old men lmao.

Jan said...

Jack should've won more than two.
Great actor.

behrmark said...

As much as Ben-Hur is a classic, I think Jack Lemmon should have won Best Actor for "Some Like It Hot." He was a cominc genius.

Betty Manousos:cutand-dry.blogspot.com said...

Awesome quote!It's a great honour to win an Oscar!:)
Betty

Ray's Cowboy said...

I love to watch the Oscars, to see some what the olden days of Hollywood Royal. I think the old movies are still the best. People back then dressed nice and everything else.
I be waching this year.
Ray

Steven Anthony said...

I just adore old hollywood...this quote is perfect;)

Bob said...

He was a class act all the way.

Sean said...

I hope this is the first of a week of Oscar quotes! I always love your choices.

LORDPATRICK said...

Of course it's a great honour.