Being in Dolby Theatre on February 22 was moment of the year for everyone sitting in those red chairs. That atmosphere is enough to overwhelm you, unless you are Meryl Streep and you are nominated for a whopping 19th time! Imagine how the Oscar winners must have felt when they took got up on that stage to accept their awards. No matter how many times they might have practised in front of the mirror, in those few emotionally charged minutes few manage to deliver some heartwarming speeches. Here are best acceptance speeches from the winners of the dayâ€” JK Simmons â€” Best supporting actor for Whiplash He thanked his wife for giving him â€˜above average childrenâ€™ and asked everyone to call their parents. Patricia Arquetteâ€” Best supporting actress for Boyhood Arquetteâ€™s demand for equal pay to female artists elicited a strong reaction from Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lopez. Pawel Pawlikowski â€”Best foreign language film for Ida Academy orchestra tried to end director Pawlikowskiâ€™s speech. Twice! But the director couldnâ€™t be stopped. John Legend and Common â€” Best original song for â€˜Gloryâ€™ from Selma â€œWhen people are marching to our song, we want to say we are with you, we see you and march oneâ€ Graham Moore â€” Best adapted screenplay for The Imitation Game Moore talked about his attempted suicide and reached out in his speech to all those who felt they didnâ€™t fit in the regular mould of society.