Notable quotes from the 83rd annual Academy Awards

Last Updated: Feb 28, 2011, 09:59 AM IST

Los Angeles: Quotes from the 83rd annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre:

"My father always said to me I`d be a late bloomer. I believe I`m the oldest person to win this award. I hope that record is broken quickly and often."_ David Seidler, winning best original screenplay for "The King`s Speech."
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"In a room of talented, inspirational people, what the hell am I doing here next to you?" — Christian Bale, winner of the Oscar for best supporting actor.
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"Forgive me, I must start by pointing out that three years after our horrific financial crisis caused by financial fraud, not a single financial executive has gone to jail, and that`s wrong." — Charles Ferguson, winner of best documentary feature for "Inside Job."
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"It`s made me a better person. I`m more patient, more accommodating." — Sandra Bullock, speaking about motherhood, on the Oscar red carpet.
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"I should`ve got a haircut." — Luke Matheny, winner of the Oscar for live action short film for "God of Love."
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"I never expected this after 48 years of acting ... I can`t believe it." — Jacki Weaver, nominee for best supporting actress for "Animal Kingdom" on the red carpet.
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"I couldn`t feel any more like a princess slash movie star slash luckiest girl in the world." — Oscar co-host Anne Hathaway, on the red carpet.

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