9 of Angelina Jolie's Most Adoring Quotes That Prove She's Nothing Like Evil 'Maleficent'

When we think of Angelina Jolie, most of us might think of her as an ultra-perfect, slightly scary, humanitarian wonder goddess. Her other-worldly, super human good looks are enough to make your eyes burn from the sheer beauty of all that she is, like the human version of the sun. MUST LOOK. SO PRETTY. EYES BURNING. AAAAAHHHH. It's simply too much for the average person to handle.

Given her history of dramatic, action-filled roles on screen, you may have come to think of her mostly as an untouchable ice-queen, a beautifully complicated, mysterious figure that frequently frolics across oceans to help save the world from its various crises while managing to maintain what seems to be a perfectly loving marriage and an impossibly adorable family. If you followed Angelina during the Girl, Interrupted years, you may think of her as a scary-sexy, slightly unstable but nevertheless intriguing figure that makes you wonder if she's even a real person.

Despite her outward perfection, Angelina Jolie is 1.) Definitely a real human being, and 2.) A real human being who says thing real, normal people would say. In real life, Angelina's a hard-core softy. She may have been born to play "dangerously sexy" on screen, but deep down, she's a big sweetheart. Here are nine adorable things Angelina Jolie has said about herself, her marriage, and her family:

Raising her kids is more fun than being famous:

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"First and foremost comes my family and my life with Brad. We have so much joy in raising our children and teaching them about the world that nothing really compares to that."

The sweetest.

She thinks Brad is perfect (for her):

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“We come to love not by finding the perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.”

Cuteness level: ONE BILLION.

Brad makes her feel beautiful:

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“Barefoot or first thing in the morning, I feel beautiful. I didn't always feel that way, but I feel that way now. When somebody loves you, and when you make somebody else happy, when your presence seems to make them happy, you suddenly feel like the most beautiful person in the world."


Love is all you need.

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“Love one person, take care of them until you die. You know, raise kids. Have a good life. Be a good friend. And try to be completely who you are. And figure out what you personally love. And like go after it with everything you've got no matter how much it takes.”

Reaching for the tissue box now…

Brad worships her body, and she loves it:

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“I'm with a man who's evolved enough to look at my body and see it as more beautiful because of the journey it has taken. ”


She feels inspired:

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On her double mastectomy: “Wherever I go, usually I run into women and we talk about health issues, women’s issues, breast cancer, ovarian cancer. I’ve talked to men about their daughters’ and wives’ health. It makes me feel closer to other people who deal with the same things and have either lost their parents or are considering surgeries or wondering about their children[…]I was very, very moved by all the support and kindness from so many people.”

She's lovely.

She loves being a mom:

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"The center of my life is my kids."

I think I should go see a doctor because I've got a serious case of THE WARM FUZZIES.

Brad is her EVERYTHING:

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"He is not just the love of my life, he is my family. I hold that very dear."


She's humble:

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"I am odd-looking. I sometimes think I look like a funny Muppet."

Stop it, you're beautiful.