The Best Quotes On Love And Relationship From Our Favorite Celebs

by Jennifer Lafferty

The Best Quotes On Love And Relationship From Our Favorite Celebs

From long-married stars like Meryl Streep, to those exploring the dating scene, like Jennifer Lawrence, find out what these 20 celebs have to say about dating and relationships.


George Clooney



In 2006, before meeting second wife Amal, George Clooney told People what he looks for in a mate: “I’d bet sense of humor is no. 1 for me. It’s certainly what’s most attractive and the first thing you notice about someone.”


Chris Pratt



Chris Pratt, married to Anna Faris, discourages games, telling GQ: “You want to be with a girl who likes you for you. Just be yourself and forget all of the stuff you read in GQ magazine.”


Lena Dunham



Lena Dunham thinks most men don’t expect their significant other to become more successful than when they met, saying: “It takes a very special, evolved person to be able to deal with change within a relationship.”


Meryl Streep



Married to sculpter Don Gummer for 38 years, Meryl Streep tells New Zealand Woman’s Weekly: “You have to listen to your partner’s problems, suggestions and advice, and accept that you’re not always right. Conversation is the key to a successful marriage.”


Justin Timberlake



Obviously, it’s not a good a idea to let relationships stagnate. Justin Timberlake tells Glamour: “Relationships are funny. You have to constantly fall in love and challenge each other.”


Stevie Nicks



Sexagenarian Stevie Nicks doesn’t want to compete with the 25-year-olds she says the guys her age want to date. But she hasn’t given up on love saying: “Right now I’m not involved with anybody, but I hope by 75 I will be again.”


Harry Styles



During a press conference, Harry Styles brought up the importance of good manners: “If you are going on a first date, just be early first of all… Nobody likes tardy people.”


Neil Patrick Harris



Neil Patrick Harris talks about redefining a relationship after the honeymoon phase: “I think you have to find new elements that turn you on, and not only sexually,” adding “Having kids was one of those great moments for me.”





Describing her relationship with Jay Z, Beyonce emphasized the importance of friendship, telling Glamour: “We have been together since I was 20 years old. We took our time and developed an unbreakable friendship before we got married.”


Jennifer Lawrence



Jennifer Lawrence told Extra: “I don’t, like, date a lot. I don’t meet a lot of guys who I want to go on a date with. I’ll find a guy attractive maybe once a year. But I’m not a lonely person.”


Will Smith



Will Smith stresses authenticity in relationships, saying: “If you can be yourselves around each other, 100% of the time, and they can make your life like no one else can, you’ll never have a dull moment together.”


Ellen DeGeneres



Ellen DeGeneres advises being true to yourself: “Find out who you are and be that person. That’s what your soul was put on this earth to be. Find that truth, live that truth, and everything else will come.”


Jennifer Aniston



Failing to maintain romance in a relationship is a common problem, but Jennifer Aniston blamed it on “laziness” back in 2009, telling Harper’s Bazaar: “I think a good relationship is about collaboration. That’s the way to go in a relationship.”


Jennifer Lopez



Cougar Jennifer Lopez told Ellen DeGeneres: “There’s nothing wrong with an older woman dating a young man,” adding “If a younger guy is interested in you, what’s the big deal? What’s the word for the man who’s after younger girls?”


Aaron Paul



Actor Aaron Paul, married to actress/filmmaker Lauren Parsekian, blames fighting on lack of communication, telling Elle: “My wife and I do not argue. We communicate. We talk. But we’ve never fought in our entire relationship.”


Emma Watson



Emma Watson has talked honestly about dating in the post-feminist era, saying: “I actually took a man out for dinner and I chose the restaurant and I offered to pay. It was really awkward and uncomfortable.”


Channing Tatum



Channing Tatum says: “Jenna’s and my thing is checking in with each other all the time, like ‘On a scale from 1 to 10, how much do you love me right now?'”


Nicki Minaj



Like many celebrities, Nicki Minaj’s relationship advice emphasizes the importance of independence. The rap artist/actress told Marie Claire: “Don’t chase any man. Put your school first.”


Taylor Swift



Taylor’s Swift’s advice is perfect for anyone who has trouble finding exactly what they’re looking for: “I think it’s healthy for everyone to go a few years without dating, just because you need to get to know who you are.”


Jon Hamm



A big issue for singles is dealing with rejection, but Jon Hamm has some encouraging words: “The world’s your oyster… If the guy doesn’t want to get with you, don’t sweat it. There’s a lot of guys out there.”