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Us Weekly has compiled a great list of celebrity quotes from the past week. Here is a sampling:

“The street fighter in me wants to lash out. But the host in me said this is extraordinary television and don’t let it end. I knew this would be great TV. [Tom Cruise] had no intention of listening to me…. I was watching this guy come into my living room and not keeping it a professional discussion. He was pointing at me.”
Matt Lauer on his memorable on-air disagreement with Tom Cruise over the tenets of Scientology

“All the positive things that happen to her, it’s funny, they always feel like they’re happening to me also. We really support each other to an extent where it really feels like it’s happening to me.”
Peter Sarsgaard on being proud of his wife, actress Maggie Gyllenhaal

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“I was a troubled kid. I felt like an outsider. I didn’t feel like I belonged, especially in the classroom.”
Hilary Swank

“I just got through My Not Favorite Year. There have been a few, and 2006 is on my list. It was a not-favorite year.”
— Renée Zellweger

“I’m blonde and tanned and normal-sized! I’m sweet, shy, funny, have a big heart and I’m nice – and I like to eat.”
Paris Hilton

“I wouldn’t call myself a professional break dancer although I did own a nylon Puma suit.”
Ben Affleck on his younger years of auditioning for roles and break-dancing

“I think I suffer from mild depression. So to have millions of people go, ‘I watched your movie and related’ was the ultimate affirmation that I’m not a freak.”
— Zach Braff on Garden State

“You can get obsessed with it, you’re doing all these tricks on the pole and you want to practice them…Now I can climb a pole without using my feet.”
— Kate Hudson on her hobby of pole dancing

“About 10 years ago I said, ‘Such a shame I never was a teacher.'”
— Oprah Winfrey on her decision to open a school in South Africa

“Because, I mean, I didn’t learn to swim. I grew up in Wyoming and all the water there is like freezing cold because it’s glacier runoff and I didn’t learn to swim until i was like 21. My wife Margherita actually taught me how to swim in the pool at Columbia University.”
Matthew Fox

“I just don’t understand women who go out with younger men. Even women who date men only five years younger than them, I can’t relate to it. . . .I would understand sleeping with a 60-year-old more.”
Cate Blanchett