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Love is patient, love is kind, blah, blah, blah. In reality, love is pretty (and wonderfully) complex. Don’t take it from us; take it from these nine amazing ladies who tell it like it is (in a totally non-cringey way).

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Mindy Kaling Love Quote

“My mom always used to say, ‘You can't say I love you before you can say I.’ And I think that sort of makes sense.” – Mindy Kaling 

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Maya Angelou Love Quotes

“First best is falling in love. Second best is being in love. Least best is falling out of love. But any of it is better than never having been in love.” – Maya Angelou

Agatha Christie quote about love

“It is a curious thought, but it is only when you see people looking ridiculous that you realize just how much you love them.” – Agatha Christie

Gwyneth Paltrow quote about love1

“I asked my dad once, ‘How did you and Mom stay married for 33 years?’ And he said, ‘Well, we never wanted to get divorced at the same time.’” – Gwyneth Paltrow

Kristen Bell Quotes about Dax and Love

“Dax helped me learn that I don't have it all figured out. Sometimes that's the greatest gift someone can give you.” – Kristen Bell

Cate Blanchett quote about spooning

“Someone once said to me, and I think it's quite true, that if your bodies actually fit together when you're sleeping in bed—I'm not going to get into too much detail—you're in good stead. When you can spoon with someone, then you're OK. Because you might not vote the same way, you might not have the same politics, but sometimes that works for people.” – Cate Blanchett

Amy Poehler quote about love1

“Being in love is the worst. I mean it’s the best, but it's so hard and scary to open your heart to someone. … But the point is, vulnerability is the key to happiness. Vulnerable people are powerful people.” – Amy Poehler

Oprah Quote about Finding Love

“Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.” – Oprah Winfrey

Whitney Cummings Quote About Finding Love

“It’s the 21st century. I don’t need an alpha male to protect me. I don’t need a big, strong man to fight off a tiger. I need a geek who can get my naked photos off the cloud.” – Whitney Cummings 

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