Top 50 Emmy Quotes

Here we have the best Emmy Quotes from famous authors such as Richard Corliss, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Elon Musk, Noah Wyle, Kenya Barris. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

Icy and earthy, Helen Mirren is a rare, regal presence
Icy and earthy, Helen Mirren is a rare, regal presence in a movie age that values the plebeian over the patrician and mass over class. Lauded with an Oscar and an Emmy for playing both Queen Elizabeths, Mirren has matched her cool aristocracy with a boldness of performance and display.

The first time I’m nominated for an Emmy and I get to share it with my dad who introduced me to theater at a very, very young age, it’s a very full-circle type thing.

Winning ‘Motor Trend‘ Car of the year is probably the closest thing to winning the Oscar or Emmy of the car industry.

I’m thinking about naming my first son Emmy so I can say I’ve got one. I want Emmy, Oscar and Tony – and my daughter Grammy.

To me, the Peabody was as big if not bigger than any award, but I do understand an Emmy Award-winning show has a different buzz when it comes to start talking about renewals and things like that. There’s a professional something to it that matters.

I was introduced to 7 Charming Sisters at an Emmy Award Show event. When they approached me to become a brand ambassador, I was over the moon about working with the brand. What impressed me even more as a disability advocate is the fact that the company is dedicated to employing people with disabilities.

Jamie Brewer
I earned two Emmy nominations for writing, and two of the shows I had written were nominated for best in their category.

JR was a 1-dimensional, evil character. JR was multi-dimensional, and Larry Hagman is probably one of the greatest actors that we have. Then, you go back and look at ‘I Dream of Jeannie’ – I mean, he’s a comic genius, as well. So, I think they should give him an honorary Emmy Award.

Charlene Tilton
There’s always going to be a part of me that wants an Emmy. Truthfully, I’m probably more motivated by people being entertained. I’m more motivated by people being like, ‘Oh snap! Did you see that?’

I’ve been very, very, very, very fortunate, and I’m very grateful for my career and that, at 60, I won an Emmy.

You cannot win an Emmy for roles that are simply not there.

I had been watching the Emmys since I was probably 5 years old. Those shows, when you’re a kid, it all seems like such a big, big deal, and only special certain people would win one of these big things like a Tony or an Emmy or an Oscar.

I have a box of awards in the closet. I think it is weird to put them out. I might if I had an Emmy or Oscar, but I don’t.

I consider ‘Dr. Horrible‘ a tremendous success. The fact that it won an Emmy I just think lends validity to what we were doing and the point we were trying to make: taking the power into someone else‘s hands and changing the world.

I grew up loving TV so much. It was such an integral part of my youth, and I was completely an Emmy geek.

Jon Cryer
If ‘Drag Racegets an Emmy nomination, I will put on a red glittery face mask over my mouth and I will lip-sync to an Ariana Grande song.

The night I won the Emmy, I probably cried for three hours on and off.

My Emmy is in my china closet. People don’t really look at it, though.

Tammy Blanchard
The Emmy should be an ensemble award, too. I kept howling at everyone else‘s performances.

I had an Oscar, an Emmy, and yet I had this big hole in my soul.

I really feel like ‘True Blood‘ is a big, giant slice of cake for the audience every week; it’s offering people 60 minutes of sometimes thought-provoking entertainment. If you’re gonna give an Emmy out, you should probably give it to the audience of ‘True Blood.’

Chris Bauer
The Emmy nomination did a world of good for my confidence.

Jerry Van Dyke
Does Catherine O’Hara deserve an Emmy? Absolutely.

It was very cool to be honored and be acknowledged in that way for the first time ever, being nominated for an Emmy.

I always choose to remember the moment that was the best of Jeanne Cooperthose photos where she‘s in that wild dress triumphantly hoisting up the Emmy the night she finally won the damn thing. She was so proud, so happy.

I was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award 19 times before I won. The first nine years, I heard someone else’s name called; after that – I think it was a protective thing – I didn’t hear whose name was called, but nobody was making eye contact with me, so I knew that it wasn’t mine.

As a director on ‘The Office,’ there’s a tremendous weight that comes with directing features. I was being asked to direct a show that had already won an Emmy for Best Comedy. Steve Carell and the cast had already won the Screen Actor’s Guild Awards.

For a decade, Emma-Lee Moss has been steadily making weird, moody, melancholic music under the moniker ‘Emmy the Great’ that has been referred to as nue-folk, anti-folk, synthpop, and, most of all, literary.

I would do anything I could to try to make sure that Lena Headey wins an Emmy.

Probably one of the happiest moments, outside the birth of all of my kids, was the first time we won an Emmy, that the show won an Emmy. That was a big night.

I think Seth McFarlane is brilliant, and I think ‘Family Guy‘ should get an Emmy for sure.

Rekha Sharma
I grew up in a weird environment. My mother‘s head of the home video division, basically. She played a big role in the invention of DVD – she won an Emmy for it. Or rather, she’s part of a group that won an Emmy for it.

I have an Emmy, but it’s no big deal: work in TV news long enough, you eventually get one.

Deborah Copaken Kogan
The designer of my Emmy gown is donating my gown to the charity for an auction.

Maria Menounos
You don’t have the opportunity to win an Emmy unless you’re given the opportunity to play certain kinds of roles.

I literally have over a thousand emails in my inbox that need to be returned. I’m sure all of my friends and certain family members are like, ‘Oh, look who got nominated for an Emmy and doesn’t want to write me an email back!’ I need a good few hours to just sit and get on the phone.

Steve Binder did the Elvis comeback special in 1968, you know. He did the Diana Ross special. He has won Emmy Awards. I think he’s the premier, variety special man in America.

I had begun reading earlier than most because my sister Emmy Lou, no doubt to keep me from bothering her, decided it was easier to teach me to read stories to myself rather than to read them to me, as she had been doing.

I had no idea you could get an Emmy for creating a computer game.

Boy, oh, boy, people get jaded fast. I got nominated for an Emmy.

I’m really proud of the writing on Door to Door, and I think that’s the Emmy that meant the most – the writing.

I don’t need an Emmy to tell me to go to work. I’ve been working.

The Emmy will have no effect on me, from the standpoint that you’ve still got to wash your bowl after breakfast.

Charles Keating
I just always knew I wanted to be an actor. I gave my Emmy acceptance speech when I was 11. But, I wasn’t allowed to do plays and things like that. It was considered dangerous. My parents didn’t think it was safe for a girl to do that, and they definitely didn’t think it was interesting to participate in the arts.

Azita Ghanizada
Don’t get me wrong: I’ve worked, over the course of 14 years, with certain actors that are really just not nice as people, so you don’t really care what happens to their show. But someone like Rachael Harris, you hope that woman wins an Emmy.

Actually I walk around with the Emmy wherever I go, but I’m very casual about it.

One of the most fascinating projects I worked on right after ‘Officer‘ was ‘Sadat,’ a role for which Anwar Sadat’s widow, Jehan, personally chose me. Although this TV miniseries won me nominations for the Golden Globe and an Emmy, strangely, it was boycotted in the Middle East.

Lena Waithe won an Emmy for writing while starring on the Netflix show ‘Master of None,’ but it might be more accurate to call her a Master of Everything.

The Emmy that I lost, and I can’t remember his name, I lost to the man who did the Olympics. So, it was great to lose to him. It’s the Olympics.

Northwestern‘s alumni list is truly impressive. This university has graduated best-selling authors, Olympians, presidential candidates, Grammy winners, Peabody winners, Emmy winners, and that’s just me!