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2011 Primetime Emmys: Best quotes

2011-09-19 07:06
"A lot of people are curious why I'm a lesbian... Ladies and gentlemen, the cast of Entourage."
- Jane Lynch makes a very convincing case while introducing the next presenters

VIDEO: Watch Jane Lynch sing and dance in the hilarious opening sequence

"I got to have sex with Kate Winslet many, many times."
- Guy Pearce doesn't hold back while accepting his award for Outstanding TV movie/miniseries supporting actor for Mildred Pierce

"Wow, I followed Martin Scorsese."
- Emmy winner Peter Dinklage (for Game of Thrones) can't quite believe he won his award just after Scorsese won his

"Are you kidding me? I don't know what I'm going to talk about in therapy next week now. I won something!"
- Modern Family star Julie Bowen, the first winner for the evening, can't quite believe what's happened

"Oh, I didn't think I was going to win anything! Look, I really did win it! This really means such a great deal to all of us. I feel, really, this had nothing to do with me."
- Kate Winslet, Outstanding TV movie/miniseries actress for Mildred Pierce, still isn't used to winning so many awards

"Wow, thank you to the Academy. Thank you to the other actors... I knew for a fact that I would not be standing here."
- A shocked and humbled Kyle Chandler accepts the Outstanding Drama Actor award for Friday Night Lights

"If the world does need to repopulate at some point, the announcing team of Rob Lowe and Sofia Vergara, I think, would make very pleasant children."
- Jon Stewart is as in awe of the night's hottest presenting pair as we are

"I watched a lot of television this last season... I crush on a couple of things: the entire cast of Mad Men, male and female. They're exquisite."
- Rainn Wilson (The Office) talks to E! about his TV crush

"I'm wearing a put-together from a little shop that I favor called the back of my closet."
- Betty White explains who she is wearing

"Sorry I can't be there in person I’m not allowed. Not after the Golden Globes."
- Ricky Gervais is still going on about the Golden Globes during his little skit

"From the bottom of my heart, I wish you nothing but the best for this upcoming season. We spent eight wonderful years together and I know you will continue to make great television."
- Charlie Sheen is serious and sincere while addressing the cast of Two and a Half Men from the Emmy stage

(Photos: AP)

Some of the funny, silly and inspiring quotes from the red carpet and onstage at the star-studded Emmy Awards.

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