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The Best Things Celebrities Ever Said About Love

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We here at Babble are in love with love.

From romantic movie quotes to gushy love song lyrics, we’re obsessed with the ooey gooey goodness of love. But love’s not always rainbows and butterflies, sometimes it’s ex-boyfriend bonfires and profile stalking.

Oh love, when it’s good it’s so good and when it’s bad it totally sucks ass. Sometimes the only comfort we have is knowing a broken heart doesn’t discriminate. Rich, poor, young, old, famous, non-famous – we’ve all learned a few things about love along the way.

Check out the best things our favorite celebrities ever said about love after the jump!

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  • Johnny Depp 1 of 20
    Johnny Depp
    "The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants."
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  • Dolly Parton 2 of 20
    Dolly Parton
    "Love is something sent from Heaven to worry the Hell out of you."
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  • Bruce Lee 3 of 20
    Bruce Lee
    "Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable."
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  • Cher 4 of 20
    Cher
    "Men are a luxury. Not a necessity."
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  • Ice T 5 of 20
    Ice T
    "Passion makes the world go round. Love just makes it a safer place."
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  • Michelle Obama 6 of 20
    Michelle Obama
    "Choose people who will lift you up. Find people who will make you better."
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  • Dr. Suess 7 of 20
    Dr. Suess
    "When you are in love you can't fall asleep because reality is better than your dreams."
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  • Jennifer Aniston 8 of 20
    Jennifer Aniston
    "The greater your capacity to love, the greater your capacity to feel the pain."
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  • Woody Allen 9 of 20
    Woody Allen
    "The heart wants what it wants. There's no logic to these things. You meet someone and you fall in love and that's that."
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  • Condoleezza Rice 10 of 20
    Condoleezza Rice
    "I've always said that I expected to grow up and get married like any nice southern girl, but the fact is you don't get married in the abstract. You find someone that you'd like to be married to."
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  • Frank Sinatra 11 of 20
    Frank Sinatra
    "A simple 'I love you' means more than money."
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  • Julia Roberts 12 of 20
    Julia Roberts
    "You know it's love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you're not part of their happiness."
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  • John Lennon 13 of 20
    John Lennon
    "Everything is clearer when you're in love."
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  • Madonna 14 of 20
    Madonna
    "To be brave is to love someone unconditionally, without expecting anything in return. To just give. That takes courage; because we don't want to fall on our faces or leave ourselves open to hurt."
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  • Sean Penn 15 of 20
    Sean Penn
    "I like to believe that love is a reciprocal thing, that it can't really be felt, truly, by one."
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  • Marilyn Monroe 16 of 20
    Marilyn Monroe
    "I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together."
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  • Gwyneth Paltrow 17 of 20
    Gwyneth Paltrow
    "Sometimes it's hard being with someone for a long time. We go through periods that aren't all rosy."
    Image credit: Pacific Coast News
  • Oprah 18 of 20
    Oprah
    "Don't settle for a relationship that won't let you be yourself."
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  • Tom Hanks 19 of 20
    Tom Hanks
    "There's no substitute for a great love who says, 'No matter what's wrong with you, you're welcome at this table.'"
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  • Patti Stanger 20 of 20
    Patti Stanger
    "If you're monogamous sexually, but he's not calling you every week to go out that's not a relationship. You have to get out. You don't give someone sexual monogamy if they're not treating you like you're in a relationship."
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