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Loved the winners’ speeches? Wait until you hear what they said backstage! Get all the best soundbites from behind the scenes.

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"A lot of things come flooding into your mind when you have 40 seconds." — Kevin Costner, Best Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie, on his reference to the Olympics in his speech
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"Being with Claire has been one of the true gifts of my life. I watch her like I’m a first-grade student trying to figure out how to do it because it’s like a magic trick." — Mandy Patinkin of Homeland, Best Drama Series, on working with Claire Danes
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"When my name was called, I stood up and I thought, ‘Oh my gosh, I’ve got such a long way to walk. … I hope I make it." — Jessica Lange, Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie, on her first thought after hearing her name called
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"Whenever you leave behind failure, it means you're getting better. If you think everything you’ve done is great, you’re probably dumb." — Louis C.K., Best Writing in a Comedy and Best Writing for a Variety Special, on why Louie has succeeded where his previous TV shows failed
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"The one thing I left out of my speech was Tina Fey and Katie Couric. ... In my research, when I saw how influential they were, it was quite impressive." — Julianne Moore, Best Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie, on who she forgot to thank in her acceptance speech.
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"So even though Julie [Bowen] keeps winning all my awards, I am still very happy and I will still keep coming." — Sofia Vergara, star of Best Comedy Series, on her thoughts on Modern Family’s third series win
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"We’re going to go away to a romantic island. … When that baby is ginger, you guys are going to have a field day." — Damian Lewis, Best Lead Actor in a Drama, on how he plans to celebrate with Homeland co-star Claire Danes
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"I’m just working my way through the DSM IV (the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders)." — Claire Danes, Best Lead Actress in a Drama, on her two recent Emmy wins for playing characters with mental illnesses
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"I was just shaking and trying not to sob," — Aaron Paul, Best Supporting Actor in a Drama, on what was going through his head while accepting his award
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"It’s going to be pretty violent. I’m sure Ed [O’Neill] is going to do his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu on me." — Eric Stonestreet, Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy, on what the atmosphere will be like on set after defeating his co-stars
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"High out of the reach of my son Oliver who broke the last one." — Julie Bowen, Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy, on where she will put her Emmy
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"I’m as shocked as you people. That’s all I’m going to say. That’s why my speech sucked." — Jon Cryer, Best Lead Actor in a Comedy, on his reaction to his win
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"If I answered that question, I’d piss off 12 people." — Tom Bergeron, Best Reality Show Host, on who his pick is to win Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars
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"I need an Advil. I have a headache. I can’t believe it." — Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Best Lead Actress in a Comedy, on how her third win feels