Oscars 2015: Top 10 Oscar Acceptance Speech Quotes

We roundup the best quotes of Hollywood’s most popular night, The Oscars!  The Oscars acceptance speeches were surrounded by a social justice theme.

2015 Oscars Full list of Nominees,  WINNERS & Red Carpet Gowns

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Alejandro G. Iñárritu – WINNER BEST PICTURE – Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

“I want to take one second to dedicate this award to my fellow Mexicans the ones who live in Mexico, I pray that we can find and build a government that we deserve and the ones that live in this country, who are part of the latest generation of immigrants in this country, I just pray that they can be treated with the same dignity and respect of the ones that came before who built this incredible immigrant nation” – Alejandro G. Iñárritu

 

Oprah  – BEST Original Song – Glory – Selma

“We wrote this film for events that happened 50 years ago but we say that Selma is now. We live in the most incarcerated country in the world. There are more black men incarcerated today than were in slavery in 1850.” – John Legend

 

Common – BEST Original Song – Glory – Selma

“The spirit of this bridge connects the kid from the south-side of Chicago to those in France standing for their freedom of expression to the people in Hong Kong protesting for democracy.  This bridge was built on Hope welded with compassion and elevated by love for all human beings”  – Common

 

John Legend – BEST Original Song – Glory – Selma

“We wrote this film for events that happened 50 years ago but we say that Selma is now. We live in the most incarcerated country in the world. There are more black men incarcerated today than were in slavery in 1850.” – John Legend

 

Graham Moore – WINNER BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY – The Imitation Game

When I was 16 I tried to kill myself because I felt weird and I felt different and I felt like I didn’t belong. And now I am standing here and so I would like this moment to be for that kid out there who feels she is weird or that she is different or doesn’t fit in anywhere. YES YOU DO! I promise you!

Stay weird, stay different and when it’s your turn and your standing on this stage please pass this message to the next person that is coming along– Graham Moore – The Imitation Game

Don Hall – WINNER  Best Animated Feature

“Once upon a time there was a freckle-faced little boy who told his mom and his dad he was going to work at Walt Disney Animation.  And they did something amazing. They supported him.” — Don Hall

Julie Andrews – Touched By Lady Gaga’s “Sound Of Music” Performance

“Great music does more than enhance a film, it cements our memories in the film going experience” – Julie Andrews

Patricia Arquette – WINNER BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

To every woman who gave birth, to every taxpayer and citizen of this nation, we have fought for everybody elses’ equal rights. It’s our time to have wage equality for women in the united states of American” – Patricia Arquette

Dana Perry – WINNER of DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT

“We should talk about suicide — OUT LOUD!” – Dana Perry

( Dana dedicated her Oscar to her son, Evan Perry.  Her son committed suicide. Boy Interrupted is a 2009 documentary feature film about the suicide in 2005 of Evan Perry)

 

J.K. Simmons – WINNER BEST Supporting ACTOR – Whiplash

“If you’re lucky enough to have a parent or two alive, call them. Don’t text, don’t email. Call them. Listen to them for as long as they want to talk to you.” – J.K. Simmons

 

Lego Movie

“Everything is awesome! Everything is cool when you’re part of a team. Everything is awesome when we’re living our dream.”

 

Neil Patrick Harris  Briefcase Reveal

Eva Smith

Publisher at Tech Life Magazine
Eva is an award winning entrepreneur and Publisher of Tech Life Magazine. She has been recognized by Ford Motor Company as a Mujer Legendaria Inteligente (Smart Entrepreneur), USA Today Magazine as a Top Blogger to Watch and Latina Magazine as a Top 25 Latinas Who Shine in Technology. Her work has also been featured on Mashable, Mom.me, Babble, Baby Center, Latinamom.me, USA Today, Latina Magazine, Huffington Post, National Parks Services, Voxxi, NBC Latino, Rolling Stone Magazine & more.She is technologist, engineer, bilingual freelance writer, speaker and digital media consultant.
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