"I would like for this moment to be for that kid out there who feels like she doesn’t fit in anywhere. You do. Stay weird. Stay different, and then when it's your turn and you are standing on this stage please pass the same message along."
"Tonight we celebrate Hollywood’s best and whitest, sorry … brightest."
"We live in the most incarcerated country in the world. There are more black men under correctional control today than were under slavery in 1850." -- John Legend
"It's our time to have wage equality once and for all and equal rights for women in the United State of America!"
"I pray that we can find and build a government that we deserve, and the ones that live in this country, who are a part of the latest generation of immigrants in this country, I just pray that they can be treated with the same dignity and respect as the ones who came before and built this incredible immigrant nation."
"Thank you to Edward Snowden for his courage and for the many other whistleblowers."