Humility or hubris? You decide:

A) ”I’m new. I just arrived. I didn’t expect at all to be in the minds of the Academy.”
Eva Longoria, to Extra, breaking her weeklong silence over having being snubbed by the Emmys

B) ”The day he retires is the day you will see me all over MTV. I’ll be at the Movie Awards. I’ll be doing news. You’ll get sick of me.”
50 Cent, to MTV News, on filling the vacuum if his mentor Eminem really does retire

C) ”I didn’t work for a year on sobriety to blow it.”
Courtney Love, to the New York Daily News, insisting that a fainting spell at a Hollywood party Wednesday night that led to her brief hospitalization wasn’t drug-related

D) ”She’s braver than I could ever be. I always feel like such a loser next to her. She’s saving people’s lives and I’m watching Green Acres.”
Billy Bob Thornton, to USA Today, on how his life is more ordinary than ex-wife Angelina Jolie’s