If you look back at the year's most notable quotes, a relatively complete picture of all the significant — and trivial — stuff that went down emerges. To kick off our
Best of 2009 coverage I've rounded up some of the one-liners that caught our attention this year. Can you figure out who said what?
“It was Michael Jackson that brought blacks and whites and Asians and Latinos together."
"I feel much safer with girls, so I felt more comfortable kissing her in the movie than kissing any of the other people that I had to kiss."
"This was a whole lot more than a simple affair, this was a love story."
"I'm not a feminist — I, I hail men, I love men. I celebrate American male culture, and beer, and bars and muscle cars."
"If you want my opinion, I will tell you my opinion. I am not going to be channeling my husband."
"I don't think it should be a surprise for anyone to hear that I'm gay."
Neil Patrick Harris
Bryan Batt (Salvatore Romano on
"I know who I am. I can't change what [people] say."
"Become the man you want to marry."
"Honestly, I've hated every boyfriend I've had."
"She's my wife. I get to say that she's my wife. And that's just the way it is."
Portia de Rossi