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.

20

“I can’t say I have any regrets. It’s been an excellent ride.”

Lance Armstrong announces retirement from competitive cycling.

19

“Egypt is free!”

Egyptians celebrate

Protesters chanting in streets of Cairo after President Hosni Mubarak steps down.


18

“I once married 10 women in one year.”

Ziona Chana, 66-year-old man in India with 39 wives, 94 children and 22 grandchildren, who says he would happily marry again.

17

“The official private race to the moon is on.”

Peter Diamandis, CEO of X-Prize Foundation, announcing teams that will compete to build robot to travel to the moon; the first to send back video of the lunar surface will win $30 million.


16

“I feel younger now than when I was in my 30s and 40s and had all those problems.”

Ida Keeling, 95-year-old woman from the Bronx who set world record after running 60m in 29.86 seconds; she is the oldest woman to do so.

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