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Friday, January 27, 2012

January 2012 celebrity quotes

January 2012 celebrity quotes
January 2012 celebrity quotes - Memorable January quotes, It's been an unforgettable year so far. Three Republican presidential candidates dropped out of the race. A legendary coach lost his battle with cancer. A comedy icon celebrated her 90th birthday. Keep reading to see January's most memorable quotes.

Costa Concordia disaster

"You go aboard. It is an order. Don't make any more excuses. You have declared the abandoning of the ship, now I am in charge."

An Italian coast guard captain shouted at a luxury cruise ship captain to return to his boa as it capsized near Isola del Giglio
Keystone XL pipeline

"The rushed and arbitrary deadline insisted on by congressional Republicans prevented a full assessment of the pipeline's impact, especially the health and safety of the American people, as well as our environment."

President Obama explained his reasons for rejecting the proposed Canada-to-Gulf Coast oil pipeline

Joe Paterno

"His ambitions were far reaching, but he never believed he had to leave this Happy Valley to achieve them."

The former Penn State football coach's family released a statement after the 85-year-old died of complications from lung cancer.
SOPA blackout

"Imagine a world without free knowledge."

The English version of Wikipedia posted a message instead of its usual content as part of a multi-site "blackout" protesting a proposed House bill  and a similar Senate bill.
Alaska fuel delivery

"I told him he was one of the most famous captains of the world and he told me not in Russia. He told me, 'We do this all the time.'"

The captain of a Russian fuel tanker brushed off accolades after his ship showed up to deliver fuel to an iced-in Alaska city
Jon Huntsman

"I believe it is now time for our party to unite around the candidate best equipped to defeat Barack Obama. Despite our differences and the space between us on some of the issues, I believe that candidate is Gov. Mitt Romney."

The former governor dropped out of the Republican presidential race and endorsed his former opponent. What religion do they have in common?
Tim Tebow

"I don't have to live the roller coaster other people live with my life. It's hard because people try to have an effect. I try to stay centered in my faith and my family and the close people around me."

The Denver Broncos quarterback, known for his signature praying stance, spoke to USA Today about living in the spotlight.
Blue Ivy Carter

"Hello Hello Baby Blue! We are happy to announce the arrival of our beautiful daughter, Blue Ivy Carter."

New parents Beyoncé and Jay-Z used the pop singer's website to share the news of their first child's birth. Where was she born?
MLK memorial quote

"I was a drum major for justice, peace and righteousness."

A controversial quote on the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C., will soon be changed.

Casey Anthony

"Things are starting to look up and things are starting to change in a good way. I just hope that things stay good and that they only get better."

Video diaries of the Florida woman, who was acquitted of her daughter's murder last year, surfaced on YouTube. How did she say they got there?

Golden Globes

"The only thing worse than not hearing your name as a nominee is hearing it from the host."

Actor Gerard Butler joked about Ricky Gervais' return as Golden Globes host after his controversial stint at the 2011 awards ceremony.

Gov. Rick Perry

"Newt is not perfect, but who among us is?"

Texas Gov. Rick Perry dropped out of the Republican presidential race and endorsed Newt Gingrich, despite lambasting his former opponent in a debate.

George Lucas

"Why would I make any more when everybody yells at you all the time and says what a terrible person you are?"

The "Star Wars" creator and "Red Tails" executive producer announced his retirement and shut down fans' hopes of future installments of the sci-fi series.

Betty White

"You look so fantastic and full of energy, I can't believe you're 90 years old. In fact, I don't believe it. That's why I'm writing to ask if you will produce a copy of your long-form birth certificate."

President Obama poked fun at himself in a video he made for the comedic actress's 90th-birthday celebrations.

Mark Wahlberg

"If I was on that plane with my kids, it wouldn't have went down like it did. There would have been a lot of blood in that first-class cabin and then me saying, 'OK, we're going to land somewhere safely. Don't worry.'"

The "Contraband" actor, who was scheduled to be on one of the Sept. 11 planes, bragged that he would have stopped the attacks.

British Airways

"It was about 3 a.m. An alarm sounded and we were told we were about to land in the sea. I thought we were going to die."

A British Airways passenger described the panic that ensued after a false alarm announced an imminent crash landing.
Paula Deen

"Thinking of getting into the leg-breaking business, so I can profitably sell crutches later."

Outspoken chef Anthony Bourdain criticized the Southern celebrity chef, known for her decadent recipes, after she announced her diabetes diagnosis and a new endorsement deal.

Russell Brand & Katy Perry

"I'm quite well, thank you. Are you asking because of recent events? Well, I suppose what you're doing is you're making the mistake of seeing time as linear."

The British comedian responded to a question about his split from his pop star wife. How long were they married?
2012 State of the Union

”We can either settle for a country where a shrinking number of people do really well while a growing number of Americans barely get by, or we can restore an economy where everyone gets a fair shot, and everyone does their fair share, and everyone plays by the same set of rules.”

President Obama in his State of the Union address  the nation.
Newt Gingrich

“By the end of my second term, we will have the first permanent base on the moon. And it will be American.”

Former House speaker and current Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich outlined his plans for America’s space program before a crowd on Florida’s Space Coast.

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