Celebrity Love Quotes from Famous Personalities

Find a quote from a celebrity on the subject of love.

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Are celebrities the philosophers of our age? Put a microphone in front of them, and they seem to offer up the best quotable quotes about the universal emotion of love. Below find sayings from well-known performers, personalities, and pundits. Perhaps some will make you smile, some will make you laugh, and some will inspire you to write your own love letter with timeless quotations worth repeating.

“The best smell in the world is that man that you love." — Jennifer Aniston

"There is a time for work. And a time for love. That leaves no other time." — Coco Chanel

"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength,
While loving someone deeply gives you courage." — Lao Tzu

“I’m just a big believer in ‘you must love yourself before you can love anybody else,’ and I think for me that breeds the most inspired relationships.” — Scarlett Johansson

"You know its love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you're not part of their happiness." — Julia Roberts

"Only time can heal your broken heart, just as only time can heal his broken arms and legs." – Miss Piggy

"The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart." - Helen Keller

"But you won't need no harem, honey
When I'm by your side
And you won't need no camel, no no
When I take you for a ride" — lyrics to "Midnight at the Oasis" by David Nichtern, sung by Maria Muldaur

"Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly." — Mae West

"Marriage is one of the few institutions that allow a man to do as his wife pleases." — Milton Berle

"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." — Woody Allen

"There will be sex after death, we just won't be able to feel it." -— Lily Tomlin

"Love is the irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired." — Mark Twain

"Grief can take care of itself, but to get the full value of joy, you must have somebody to divide it with." — Mark Twain

"I like to believe that love is a reciprocal thing, that it can't really be felt, truly, by one person alone." — Sean Penn

"Sexiness wears thin after a while and beauty fades, but to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that's a real treat." — Joanne Woodward

"I am in love - and, my God, it is the greatest thing that can happen to a man. I tell you, find a woman you can fall in love with. Do it. Let yourself fall in love. If you have not done so already, you are wasting your life." — D. H. Lawrence

"Maybe love is like luck. You have to go all the way to find it." — Robert Mitchum

"Continue to share your heart with people even if it has been broken." — Amy Poehler

"The vulnerability of opening your heart fully and deeply to another is terrifying, but at a point in my 50s, I realized that I had to step up to the plate." — Jane Fonda

"If I know what love is, it is because of you." — Herman Hesse

"All that you are, all that I owe to you, justifies my love." — Marquis de Lafayette

"Thou art to me a delicious torment." — Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Better to have lost and loved than never to have loved at all." — Hemingway

"If you would be loved, love and be lovable." — Benjamin Franklin, "Poor Richard's Almanac," 1755

"A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left." – Marilyn Monroe

"When you're lucky enough to meet your one person, then life takes a turn for the best. It can't get better than that." — John Krasinski

"First and foremost, self-love, and then give love away." — Katy Perry

"To be brave is to love someone unconditionally, without expecting anything in return." — Madonna

"Some say love it is a river
That drowns the tender reed
Some say love it is a razor
That leaves your soul to bleed

"Some say love it is a hunger
An endless aching need
I say love it is a flower
And you its only seed" — lyrics to The Rose, written by Gordon Willis, sung by Bette Midler

"And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make." — John Lennon and Paul McCartney

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