1. Gwyneth Paltrow
“I haven’t made one mistake that I haven’t used as a stepping stone to get somewhere else. I’m ruthless when it comes to using the hard things.”
— Gwyneth Paltrow, on seeing major life moments as an opportunity for growth, to The EDIT
“I would love her to have met Catherine and to have seen the children grow up. It makes me sad that she won’t, that they will never know her.”
— Prince William, on late mother Princess Diana, to British GQ
3. Kevin Hart
“I don’t wear the pants and I’m not trying to act like I do.”
— Kevin Hart, on leaving task of naming his and wife Eniko’s baby to her.
4. Hillary Clinton
“I take responsibility for every decision I made, but that’s not why I lost.”
— Hillary Clinton, on her presidential election loss, at Recode’s Code Conference
5. Charlamagne tha God
“I feel like it is a privilege and an honor to be in this black skin. I don’t feel like it’s a burden. I feel like it’s strength in being who and what I am.”
— Charlamagne tha God, on why he named his new book Black Privilege.