Academy Related Quotes



?I just have to thank my peers at the academy for being nominated for three very, very different performances, ... Actors can be pushed into a corner in the types of roles they play. By those three nominations, I've been allowed to stay free and do work as a free man in my choices.?

Ben Kingsley


It was amazing to be nominated by the Academy who saw fit for me to be nominated for best supporting actor. The Critic's choice award was wonderful. I'm on cloud nine.

Giancarlo Esposito


The phrase 'academic freedom' is often used carelessly: here is a work that will allow a more careful conversation about those many crucial issues facing the academy, in which a well-worked out understanding of conceptions of academic freedom is, as its authors show, an essential tool.

Kwame Anthony Appiah


Much of the academy on the humanities side, English departments in particular, no longer write what can pass for normal English.

Cynthia Ozick


My brother knows more about film sets than I do, because he works at New York Film Academy.

Elizabeth Olsen


Now there are reports that Osama bin Laden would like to commit suicide on television. This is the kind of lead-in I have been praying for every since I came to CBS. Bin Laden is planning a televised suicide or, as I call it, hosting the Academy Awards.

David Letterman


“[Crawford, who won an Academy Award for Mildred Pierce ,] had a gigantic orgasm and shrieked like a maniac ... another round.”

Marilyn Monroe


You will also allow me to thank the Academy for inviting me to lecture in Stockholm, for its hospitality, and for the opportunity afforded me for admiring the charm of your people and the beauty of your country.

Guglielmo Marconi


I was studying at the Royal Academy of Arts, and I was playing the role of Dr. Ivan Chebutikin in Chekov's 'Three Sisters.' I was about 50 years too young for the part.

Kenneth Branagh


If you think back , the Academy was doing a better job. Think about how many more African Americans were nominated.We need to get better at this. We used to be better at it.

George Clooney