Quotes / Meryl Streep

Ladies and gentlemen, our next presenter needs no introduction. (walks away)
Seth MacFarlane introducing Meryl Streep at the Oscars

I just realized you can see completely through my dress.
Acceptance speech at the 2004 Golden Globes

I would like to thank BAFTA for this wonderful honor, I would like to spank... (horrified look) thank Spike Jonze...
Accepting a BAFTA for Best Original Screeplay for Charlie Kaufman

And, can I just say… there is no such thing as the Best Actress, you know. There is no such thing as the greatest living actress.
Accepting a Screen Actors Guild Award for Doubt

I was just getting so settled over there for a long winter's nap.... oh, God, oh I didn't have anything prepared well, you know, it's been since, like, the Pleistocene era that I won anything...
Accepting a Golden Globe for Adaptation.

This is the greatest award because it sort of - throws it in the teeth of the critics. And it says that you love the movie and I love the movie and I'm so glad you did!
On her National Movie Award win for Mamma Mia!, which had mixed critical reception

There are days when even I think I'm overrated - but not today!
Accepting and Emmy for Angels in America

I would just like to say that, in my long career, I've played so many extraordinary women that I keep getting mistaken for one.
On winning a Golden Globe for Julie & Julia