Top 25 Most Memorable Quotes of 2011

While its true that talk can be cheap, as we look back over the course of the last year we find that it can also be funny, sad, touching, uplifting, and even infuriating. With everything that has happened in the past 365 days we were sure to get some gems out of it and although there were many notable things said by many notable people, we have managed to whittle the list down to the top 25 most memorable quotes of 2011.

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"Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow."

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs’ last words on Oct. 5, as reported by his sister Mona Simpson in her eulogy.



Presidential candidate Rick Perry after unsuccessfully attempting to remember the third federal agency he would eliminate during a Nov. 9 debate.


"I can't say with certitude."

Anthony Weiner

Then-U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner on June 1 when he was asked whether a lewd photograph was in fact him.


“I don’t think it’s their fault…They’ve got to be hurting…as much as anybody.”

Mark Kelly, husband of Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords, saying he would meet with parents of Giffords’ accused shooter, Jared Loughner.


“Get on, imbecile. All my life I’ve had to put up with your screw-ups.”

Lisa Trabelsi to husband, deposed Tunisian dictator Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, as he hesitated to board a plane to exile.

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