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"NBC's priorities are Jimmy Fallon and Jay Leno, and then there's me." - Carson Daly

"Jay Leno is not a guy who likes change. He eats the same food every day." - Ted Allen

"I'm good friends with Jay Leno, good friends with Ed O'Neill, Melanie Fiona and Russell Simmons." - Kevin Hart

"After being compared to Jay Leno for so long, you don't think of yourself in that way." - Rumer

"NO I haven't read 50 Shades of Grey - I've been close enough to Jay Leno in real life." - Sarah Thyre

"I don't really know what's wrong with Jay Leno. I don't have the training to make a professional diagnosis." - Andy Kindler

"Sometimes in golf I've got 10,000 people watching me. Cameras are easy. Doing the Jay Leno show was easy." - Matt Kuchar

"I've performed on 'The Tonight Show' with both Johnny Carson and Jay Leno, but not at the same time." - Thomas F Wilson

"I just want to say to the kids out there watching: You can do anything you want in life. Unless Jay Leno wants to do it too." - Conan O'Brien

"Like when Jay Leno made jokes about Koreans eating dog, but the hidden messages, our invisibility, is more harmful to us than any of those fools on board." - Margaret Cho

"Jay Leno is wonderful and a good friend, but it will always be the Carson show to a lot of people." - Burt Reynolds

"One of the most painful things for me was Jay Leno, Jay Leno going back on the air and saying to people that it was a choice between his writing staff and his crew, I think that really hurt a lot of show runners, because it was never a choice between our writers and our crew." - Edward Allen Bernero

"I've been on 'Jay Leno,' and everyone likes Jay, but being on that show is a really boring afternoon. I sincerely like Jay, but I wouldn't want his job, because I'd have to interview Kathy Ireland, and there's nothing there I'd want to know." - Henry Rollins

"I don't necessarily put on an act when I go on Jay Leno or dress differently in public than I do in private. I'd like to think I'm the same person, more or less." - Mila Kunis

"I worshipped guys like Bill Maher, Jay Leno, and Jerry Seinfeld, and was doing my variation of that. But as a young person with no political point of view or life experience, it was as funny as you can imagine." - Judd Apatow

"I am a big car enthusiast. I totally understand guys like Jay Leno who have a thousand cars. But asking me my favorite car would be like asking my favorite song or favorite food - it changes everyday." - Casey James

"Don't worry about me. I plan to continue to be in show business. I have already been booked to be in a production of 'The Sunshine Boys' with Jay Leno." - David Letterman

"I'm working on Leno. He's from my home state, Massachusetts. And my home country, Italy. I said, 'Hey, Jay, why don't you have me on your show? Afraid I'll be funnier than you?'" - Joe Arpaio

"Stephen Colbert has such a loyal following; I don't know if it's the same with Jay Leno; he really inspires love in people, and there can be a lucky ricochet of that for some people." - Lisa Hannigan

"Jay Ashby is simply a great musician!" - Paul Simon

"Jay-bird don't rob his own nes'." - Joel Chandler Harris

"I respect Jay-Z. I like him." - Paul Anka

"I want to work with Jay-Z." - Robert Wilson

"I'm so excited. Jay Leno is on the show tonight. He brought some really funny jokes and some great stories. Although I'm a little concerned he also brought his old desk and Kevin Eubanks. I just want Jay to be comfortable, but not too comfortable." - Jimmy Fallon

"I'm a fan of Jay-Z, I'mma always be a fan of Jay-Z." - T-Pain

"I'm cool with Jay-Z. Jay-Z is genuinely my friend." - Drake

"I've been on Letterman a couple of times. I've been on Leno more than a couple times, and now Letterman hates me because I've been on Leno more than him. They're very jealous of one another, as you know." - Mitt Romney

"On Letterman and Leno, it always bothers me when they go outside the studio and it's daytime." - Jimmy Kimmel

"You don't know Jay-Z's scedule. He's a renaissance man." - Aziz Ansari

"Jay Sebring cut my hair a couple of times." - Truman Capote

"In Kevin's movies I would like to stay Jay." - Jason Mewes

"The best thing Jay-Z ever taught me was patience." - Rita Ora

"Who knew that all this time the nectar of the Gods was in my va-jay-jay." - Darynda Jones

"The idea that I would ever end up on David Letterman or Jay Leno is horrifying. I am such a freak in comparison to most other twenty-five-year-old guys. I have no idea what other people are thinking. I'm not really in touch." - Jared Leto

"The idea that I would ever end up on David Letterman or Jay Leno is horrifying. I am such a freak in comparison to most other twenty-five-year-old guys. I have no idea what other people are thinking. I'm not really in touch." - Jared Leto

"They're [zombies] us, you can also have the wrestler zombie, the clown zombie, the Jay Leno zombie and the nun zombie. I've never seen the clown werewolf or vampire. But because zombies are us, at the lowest possible level, they're a lot more versatile for storytelling." - Tom Savini

"I completely understand why a businessman would fire me from [Saturday Night Live]. Because he was seeing Jay Leno kill 10 minutes a night, doing his monologue with wall-to-wall laughs and applause, then I do 10 minutes a week to, sometimes, breathtaking silence. He's just listening for the laughs." - Norm Macdonald

"When I was young, I'd watch guys on 'The Tonight Show', Buddy Hackett, guys like that, where all they'd be is funny. Later, I remember, on 'Late Night with Letterman', I remember he'd have Jay Leno and Richard Lewis as first guests and the entire point was to entertain and be funny, and I think talk shows have kind of lost that." - Norm Macdonald

"When I did 'The Tonight Show' and Jay Leno was still there, he was very nice but it was surreal. It's like you can't believe you're standing there talking to that person. If you've seen them in a lot of movies or on TV you feel like you know them, just like my fans feel like they know me." - Rodney Atkins

"The only reason I'm ever in character as 'Larry The Cable Guy' is because that's what I'm hired to do. In my movies, obviously they hired 'Larry The Cable Guy' to be 'Larry The Cable Guy.' When I do my shows, I'm 'Larry The Cable Guy.' When I do Jay Leno, it's: 'Please welcome 'Larry The Cable Guy.'" - Larry The Cable Guy

"Americans who read the papers or watch Jay Leno have been aware for some time now that there is a slim but real possibility - about 1 in 45,000 - that an 850-foot-long asteroid called Apophis could strike Earth with catastrophic consequences on April 13, 2036." - Rusty Schweickart

"With the DVR, I was mostly writing about it as a good thing in giving us the choice of when and how to watch things. But there's what we lose in the bargain, which is the collective spectacle. 'Did you see Jay Leno last night?'" - Douglas Rushkoff

"For those who don't like Dave Letterman, there's Jay Leno; and for those who like neither, there's Craig Ferguson; and if you're still feeling undertained, there's George Lopez and Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel and - let's see, did we leave out a Jimmy?" - Tom Shales

"I did Jay Leno with Mike the Situation, and he just - he lives, like, ten minutes from me in Jersey. He's like, 'If you ever get a flat, call me. I'll come fix your tire.' That's how we do. That's neighborly, you know?" - Queen Latifah

"I was a big TV kid.When I was a kid, I would go home at 3:00 and watch TV straight through to the end of Letterman at 1:30 in the morning.I was obsessed with comics.And I would watch Jerry Seinfeld and Jay Leno and study them as if it was Tolstoy." - Judd Apatow

"The only reason I'm ever in character as 'Larry The Cable Guy' is because that's what I'm hired to do. In my movies, obviously they hired 'Larry The Cable Guy' to be 'Larry The Cable Guy.' When I do my shows, I'm 'Larry The Cable Guy.' When I do Jay Leno, it's: 'Please welcome 'Larry The Cable Guy.'" - Larry The Cable Guy

"I'm not sure about that role any longer. The role used to be to mix things up and I think to a great extent it still is, but the quality of the work of the political cartoon has been succeeded by the wisecrack, the gag cartoon, so that the cartoonist becomes more of the equivalent of the Jay Leno monologues, or David Letterman monologues." - Jules Feiffer

"A jay hasn't got any more principle than a Congressman. A jay will lie, a jay will steal, a jay will deceive, a jay will betray; and four times out of five, a jay will go back on his solemnest promise." - Mark Twain

"A jay hasnt got any more principle than a Congressman. A jay will lie, a jay will steal, a jay will deceive, a jay will betray; and four times out of five, a jay will go back on his solemnest promise." - Mark Twain

"I've always wanted to do a segment on a talk show. Jay Leno has been such a good friend, and if he would allow me, I'd have to get it all together, but I'd like to go on 'The Tonight Show' and do a set with no props. Or come out with a trunk and never touch it. Or come out with a clear trunk with nothing in it." - Carrot Top

"It was tough sitting in jail listening to Jay Leno and Rush Limbaugh and everybody making jokes about me getting shot. And watching the media report all kinds of lies about me, like that I got raped in jail. That never happened. But at least while I was locked down, all the inmates gave me props encouragement, and so did lots of mothers and kids, who wrote me letters of support." - Tupac Shakur

"I honestly feel that because Steve has passed, you know, it's like when Biggie passed and Jay-Z was allowed to become Jay-Z." - Kanye West

"I'm the female Jay-Z. I never compared myself to other women artists. I compared myself with the best, and the best is Jay-Z." - Estelle

"Jay-Z's my favorite rapper, but why can't I aspire to be better than him?" - Wale

"What part of Canada are you from, honey?" "THE LEFT PART," said Jay." - Adam Rex

"After the sharp-eyed jay and the roaring lion, peace will come on dove's gentle wing." - Erin Hunter

"People don't ask Jay-Z to take his shirt off when he rhymes," - Janelle Monae

"[Moses] is obsessed with hip-hop and wanted a gold chain like his uncle Jay-Z." - Gwyneth Paltrow

"Jay Z has some of the sickest lyrics ever, but I would never buy his CD." - Young Thug

"Jay Z and President Bush have a lot in common, that same brash confidence" - Saul Williams

"Being simple and complicated at the same is what makes Jay-Z so great." - Rapsody

"Wayne's done way more for my career than Jay-Z. Wayne is the reason I'm here." - Drake

"What makes Jay Johnstone unusual is that he thinks he's normal and everyone else is nuts." - Danny Ozark

"I have a lot of respect for Jay-Z, Eminem, Ludacris, Cee-Lo. They're groundbreaking." - Eyedea

"If you're not Jay-Z, a record leaking isn't going to affect you." - Bradford Cox

"Do diddle di do, Poor Jim Jay Got stuck fast In Yesterday." - Walter De La Mare

"Do diddle di do, Poor Jim Jay Got stuck fast In Yesterday." - Walter De La Mare

"Kevin Smith is a very challenging conversationalist and Jay has many great stories." - Carrie Fisher

"Brandy is one of my favorite vocalists. Jay-Z is my favorite emcee outside of Biggie." - Rico Love

"I love Jay personally and as an artist; I think he's incredible." - Angie Martinez

"I feel very close to Maryann Plunkett and Jay O. Sanders." - Laila Robins

"What: is the jay more precious than the lark because his feathers are more beautiful?" - William Shakespeare

"Jay Z and President Bush have a lot in common, that same brash confidence." - Saul Williams

"I'd like to collaborate with Jay-Z and Mary J. Blige." - Robin Thicke

"Jay-Z, he knows precisely who he's going for - 14-year-old white suburban girls." - Penn Jillette

"I've hung out with Jay-Z a couple of times, and he was awesome." - Ryan Lochte

"You're a feminist if you go to a Jay Z and Beyonce concert, and you're not like, "Mmm, I feel like Beyonce should get 23 percent less money than Jay Z.'" - Aziz Ansari

"Jay Hov about to change my name to Jay Peso/but in a meantime called me William H though/ on a platium yamaha got the engine gunnin / throwin it up like liquor on an empty stomach." - Jay-Z

"You're a feminist if you go to a Jay Z and Beyonce concert, and you're not like, 'Mmm, I feel like Beyonce should get 23 percent less money than Jay Z.'" - Aziz Ansari

"I always felt that Jay Z, if he had a different upbringing, could be on Wall Street or in politics. If you really listen to Jay Z talk, he's kind of the smartest guy in the room." - Mahershala Ali

"I'm a post-Abner Jay kind of guy mixed with Roger Corman and Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers." - Anthony Braxton

"I've wanted to hit Jay Cutler so hard for so long that this move just makes sense." - Julius Peppers

"If Jay spent as much time studying as he does trying to be a comedian, he'd be a big star." - Jay Leno

"Jay Z got Cano a big raise, but he got him an extra 30-day vacation - and it's called October," - Pete Rose

"When the spotless ermine of the judicial robe fell on John Jay, it touched nothing less spotless than itself." - Daniel Webster

"Beef is not what Jay said to Nas; Beef is when the working folks can't find jobs." - Mos Def

"I'm liver than Jay, Davy, and Kathy and Regis, been on more MTV shows than Butthead and Beavis." - Nelly

"If lyrics sold then truth be told/I'd probably be just as rich and famous as Jay-Z." - Talib Kweli

"I never tried to be Jay Z or Big Poppa, I'm underground like them dead children buried in Gaza" - Immortal Technique

"I listen to 50 Cent, Jay-Z, Stereophonics, Arctic Monkeys; also the musical Oliver - I can sing every tune." - Wayne Rooney

"[Jay] Gould sets up an artificial wall between the two worldviews that doesn't exist in my life." - Richard Dawkins

"Jay-Z is a dude that can give you a hundred 'Simpsons' quotes, like, 'What you know about the monorail?'" - Questlove

"Jay Z got Cano a big raise, but he got him an extra 30-day vacation - and it's called October," - Pete Rose

"Jay wondered how they'd feel the morning they all woke up and realized that somehow Camelot had turned into Mordor." - George R R Martin

"No rapper in the world from Jay-Z to Tupac to Biggie has 100 percent love on everything they do." - J Cole

"Jay Cutler, he's a fine quarterback, but I think at times he gets a little nicked up." - Gale Sayers

"I have been a fan of Versace for so long, watching people like Biggie, Puff, Jay-Z." - French Montana

"Jay-Z and Kanye West are to authentic rap culture what diseased rates were to 14th century Europeans" - Dean Cavanagh

"Jay-Z is more naturally gifted. He didn't depend as much as 50 did on his personal story. Jay-Z has a great story, he came from a pretty rough background. But 50's early success was so much fueled on the story and where he came from. With Jay-Z, I feel he has a more natural gift for language and for music itself. 50 really had to study and work at it much harder." - Robert Greene

"The most amazing thing I've ever seen was Jay Johnstone, in uniform, in line at a concession stand in Dodger Stadium after the game had already started." - Fred Claire

"You can try to change New York, but it's like Jay-Z says: Concrete bunghole where dreams are made up, there's nothing you can do." - LIZ

"What do you think of that? It's stopped raining." I'm glad Jay." Her throat, full of aching, grieving beauty, told only of her unexpected joy." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"I heard a bird congratulating itself all day for being a jay. Nobody cared. But it was glad all over again, and said so, again." - William Stafford

"SHADOW KNIGHT'S MATE is a compelling story, extremely well-written and alarmingly plausible. Jay Brandon does for politics what Dan Brown did for religion." - Sharyn McCrumb

"I'm just a person, just Jay Park, but people expect me to be the best dancer or a man with the perfect personality. That's not me." - Jay Park

"One thing Jay z told me that always sticks with me, is that, the album is never how you viewed it to be." - Wale

"Long before there was Marilyn Manson, long before there was Alice Cooper, way before Ozzy Osbourne, there was Screamin' Jay Hawkins" - Reverend Billy C. Wirtz

"SHADOW KNIGHT'S MATE is a compelling story, extremely well-written and alarmingly plausible. Jay Brandon does for politics what Dan Brown did for religion." - Sharyn McCrumb

"I'm just a person, just Jay Park, but people expect me to be the best dancer or a man with the perfect personality. That's not me." - Jay Park

"But in my mind I've always been a solo artist- I've just been working with a lot of great people like Kanye and Alicia Keys and Jay-Z." - John Legend

"Maybe with "Californication" the character was partly based on Rick Moody. I read him and Jay McInerney, the templates for this bad boy novelist." - David Duchovny

"As far as business moguls, I'm always a fan of how Jay Z moves. He was just always very strategic ever since he came into the game." - Tyga

"Jay Abraham's client sent him $50,000 a month for a long time for writing one headline. That's what people who understand communication can do." - Eben Pagan

"A lot of solo directors have a really strong creative producer with them. Jay and I have less of a need for that because we have each other." - Mark Duplass

"I saw an interview with Jay-Z where he said he didn't write down any of his lyrics, so I tried that." - Travis Morrison

"I made the record, and I sent it over to Jay Brown, who was working on Rihanna's album. He was like, "Send me that record for Rihanna."" - Bryce Wilson

"Fine. Your oatmeal spread in the fridge would go too, but it's already been opened. That stuff was disgusting. Jay, thats my facial scrub." - Rob Payne

"If you're havin' girl problems I feel bad for you son / I got 99 problems but a bitch ain't one. - Ice-T's, not Jay-Z's" - Jay-Z

"House, rap, R&B, disco rock, they are all part of hip-hop culture. Why you ain't playing Kraftwerk along with Jay-Z? That's hip-hop." - Afrika Bambaataa

"House, rap, R&B, disco rock, they are all part of hip-hop culture. Why you ain't playing Kraftwerk along with Jay-Z? That's hip-hop." - Afrika Bambaataa

"I always go to my Kanye [West], Jay-Z. I go back to alot of the stuff that I know for sure that I like." - Jhene Aiko

"What do you think of that? It's stopped raining." I'm glad Jay." Her throat, full of aching, grieving beauty, told only of her unexpected joy." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"I do not believe that since man was in the habit of living on this planet anyone has ever lived possessed of the impudence of Jay Gould." - Jay Gould

"She's Beyonce, and I'm [Jay-Z's] new protegee. When we see each other we say hi. We're not enemies, but we're not friends friends." - Rihanna

"If I could have anybody I haven't had, I'd want to interview somebody like Jay-Z or Puff Daddy, pick their minds a little bit." - Shaun Alexander

"To get the adrenaline pumping between events - or to help me switch off, Jay Z, the Roots and Drake are on my playlist." - Jessica Ennis

"I'm not cool enough to hang out with any rock stars. Jay-Z doesn't come over to my house. I don't hang out with Ted Nugent." - Ted Cruz

"I listen to Jay-Z, Nelly, Nas, Ludacris and all the young kids out there. I listen to them, and I have mad respect for them." - Stephanie Mills

"The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay and which is a sparrow, he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing." - Eric Berne

"I am a closet birdwatcher. I can identify Southern African species, but it irks me I can barely tell a jay from a blackbird in the U.K." - Wilbur Smith

"I watch Jay. I watch 'Letterman'. I flip back and forth between 'Conan' and 'Letterman', especially the top of the show for those guys." - Wanda Sykes

"House, rap, R&B, disco rock, they are all part of hip-hop culture. Why you ain't playing Kraftwerk along with Jay-Z? That's hip-hop." - Afrika Bambaataa

"I like Rick Ross as a person. I like Jay-Z and Kanye West as people. But I hate the companies that they record for." - Chuck D

"To be truthful, Jay-Z wouldn't have a quarter of the records sold today if it wasn't for the white people buying his records." - Vanilla Ice

"The campaign for the White House is heating up with John Kerry taking heat for throwing his Vietnam medals away, getting a $1000 haircut, and wearing a 1970s wig known as 'the Leno.' There are really two sides to this story. And America can't wait for Kerry to present both of them." - David Letterman

"Leno, Conan. They are both really funny. They really know how to land one." - Jimmy Fallon

"Woman is an incarnation of 'Shakti'- the goddess of power. If she is bestowed with education, Gujarat's strength will double. Let the campaign of 'Kanya Kelavni' be spread in every home. Let the lamp of educating daughters be lit up in every heart. Then only the vision of 'Jay Jay Garvi Gujarat' will be realized." - Narendra Modi

"I used to wanna rap like Jay-Z, Now I feel I could run laps around Jay-Z, Nas ain't seen nothing this nasty, B.I.G. & Pac got it coming when I pass too. You got the mic, I ain't the one you wanna pass to" - Ab-Soul

"Can I see some ID?" "WE DON'T HAVE ID," said Jay, loudly. "'CAUSE WE'RE CANADIAN. WE DON'T USE ID...THERE. AND THAT'S WHY WE LOOK SO YOUNG. 'CAUSE WE'RE CANADIAN." Doug stiffened. Jay sounded crazy. Doug tried looking extra sane to even things out." - Adam Rex

"Some years later, long after he and Megadeth parted company, Jay Jones was stabbed to death with a butter knife during-rumor has it-a fight over a bolonga sandwich. That's not funny, of course. But, if you knew Jay, neither is it particularly suprising." - Dave Mustaine

"I think what Kanye West is going to mean is something similar to what Steve Jobs means. I am undoubtedly, you know, Steve of Internet, downtown, fashion, culture. Period. By a long jump. I honestly feel that because Steve has passed, you know, it's like when Biggie passed and Jay-Z was allowed to become Jay-Z." - Kanye West

"Jay Lethal doing that Black Machsimo character, as good as that was, it was fantastic and so entertaining. But now Jay Lethal has turned himself into this very formidable, dominant world champion, who is having some of the best matches in the entire world. So it's really cool." - Adam Cole

"Jay-Z called me onstage during my song that I produced for 'Watch the Throne?' That was surreal, man. One of those situations I'll never forget. I'll be able to show my kids the footage of when Jay-Z brought me onstage." - Hitboy

"I'm a fan of Jay-Z, I'mma always be a fan of Jay-Z." - Tpain

"People think because I've got some success, I've made it, but in my eyes it's like, 'How long has Jay Z been in the business? How many albums has he got?' Not that I'm trying to be Jay Z, but I am trying to be around for a long time." - J Cole

"What's important is that people realize that I can't be put into a box musically. I've studied all forms of music; I know probably more Jay-Z songs than the biggest Jay-Z fan. I've studied R. Kelly to the Isley Brothers to Stevie Wonder to Sting and Sade. You don't have one personality every day. You don't have one mood." - Trey Songz

"Former Vice President Al Gore starring in a new documentary about global warming. I believe it's called [Leno snores]. ... The film actually features Al Gore and explores his journey on how he first got interested in temperature change. It started back when he was vice president. He noticed how the temperature would change, like whenever Bill would walk into the room, it would get warm and whenever Hillary walked into the room, it got cold." - Jay Leno

""Hear! hear!" screamed the jay from a neighboring tree, where I had heard a tittering for some time, "winter has a concentrated and nutty kernel, if you know where to look for it."" - Henry David Thoreau

"I said Yo Jay, I can rap. And I spit this rap that said I'm killin' ya'll *****s on this lyrical sh*t, mayonnaise colored benz, I push miracle whips." - Kanye West

"The very uprightness of the pines and maples asserts the ancient rectitude and vigor of nature. Our lives need the relief of such a background, where the pine flourishes and the jay still screams." - Henry David Thoreau



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