Get quick star quips from Prince, Chris Rock and more

By People Staff
Updated April 20, 2004 09:05 AM

• “People are calling this my comeback. Comeback? I never went anywhere.”
Prince, who’s been on the road for his sold-out Musicology tour

• “It’s just a list. Is it real? I think Adam Sandler’s accountant called. He has receipts that will prove he is funnier than me.”
– Comedian Chris Rock, to Oprah Winfrey, on being voted the Funniest Person in America by Entertainment Weekly

• “My doggy had to go.”
Kevin Spacey, who said he fell victim to a con artist in a London park, on why he was there at 4:30 a.m.

• “It’s such an obvious route. It’s just straight across – you just go from London to New York, going east. I’m surprised more people don’t do it.”
Ewan McGregor, plotting a motorcycle trip across Europe, Asia and North America

• “I like not seeing too much of what’s going on out there. In fact, I like not seeing what’s going on, not knowing what anybody else is doing and not knowing who anybody is. It’s like, ignorance is bliss.”
Secret Window’s Johnny Depp, on avoiding Hollywood

• “I think I owe everybody an explanation for some of the garbage I’ve put out.”
Kill Bill, Vol. 2′s Michael Madsen, on why he reviews his own movies on his Web site (

• “It was very easy to convince me to do the movie because if somebody gives me the opportunity to laugh at myself, I’m right there.”
Antonio Banderas, about taking the role of assassin Puss-in-Boots in Shrek 2, out in May

• “If notes I wrote about some girl in the ninth grade were in Us Weekly, I’d be really bummed. Actually, I’d be really psyched.”
Mean Girls writer Tina Fey, relating to star Lindsay Lohan’s public feud with ‘tween rival Hilary Duff

• “When people ask me if I do my own stunts, I always answer, ‘Not on purpose.’ “
The Alamo’s Billy Bob Thornton