12 Clues About Brad and Angelina's Relationship Based on Past Interviews

The quotes don't lie.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie just announced their impending divorce (it's okay, we'll get through this together), and when scouting the horizon for "people who can even" we're coming up short. On that note, go ahead and consider these romantic quotes the internet-version of a "the way we were" montage.

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"[Brad] has expanded my life in ways I never imagined. We built a family. He is not just the love my life, he is my family. I hold that very dear."—Angelina Jolie, Marie Claire

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"The children certainly tie us together, but a relationship won't hold if it's only about the kids. You also must be really interested in each other and have a really, really wonderful, exciting time together. We do. Brad and I love being together. We enjoy it. We need it, and we always find that special time."—Angelina Jolie, Parade Magazine

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"Of course I want her approval. Angie is a force, she cares deeply. I want her to be proud of her man."—Brad Pitt, The Daily Mail

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"You get together and you're two individuals and you feel inspired by each other, you challenge each other, you complement each other, drive each other beautifully crazy. After all these years, we have history, and when you have history with somebody, you're friends in such a very real, deep way that there's such a comfort, and an ease, and a deep love that comes from having been through quite a lot together."—Angelina Jolie, Elle Magazine

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"One of the greatest, smartest things I ever did was give my kids Angie as their mom. She's such a great mom. Oh, man, I'm so happy to have her. With a partner like Angie, I know that when I'm working, the kids are happy, safe, and prospering. And when Angie's working, she knows she has the same."—Brad Pitt, Parade Magazine

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"I'm still a bad girl. I still have that side of me. It's just in its place now. It belongs to Brad or...our adventures."—Angelina Jolie, 60 Minutes

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"It's surprising how much I enjoy the direction of my wife. She's decisive, incredibly intuitive, and might I say sexy at her post. I trust her with my life."—Brad Pitt, V Magazine

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"There are no secrets at our house. We tell the kids, 'Mom and Dad are going off to kiss.' They go, 'Eww, gross!' But we demand it."—USA Weekend

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"She's still a bad girl. Delightfully so. It's not for public consumption."—Brad Pitt, CBS

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"We've explained to them that our commitment when we decided to start a family was the greatest commitment you could possibly have. Once you have six children...you're committed."—Angelina Jolie, ABC News

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"I am very lucky with Brad. He is a real gentleman, but he is also a real man's man. He's got the wonderful balance of being an extraordinary, great, loving father, a very, very intelligent man, and physically he's a real man."—Angelina Jolie, The Telegraph

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"Brad has always been such a wonderful and loving father. It's such a beautiful and sexy quality in a man when he takes his responsibilities as a father very seriously. I still get very emotional when I watch Brad play with the children—he is so naturally devoted and joyful around them."—Angelina Jolie, Showbiz Spy

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