"My mom licked me – that was her punishment … If I didn't listen … she'd lick the side of my face or under my armpit … She'd say, 'You came out of my vagina and I own every part of you'." — Rosario Dawson, talking to the New York Times
"Children should learn their values at home. In sixth grade, I took a manners class once a week … My kids set the table every night, and we eat dinner as a family." — Reese Witherspoon, in the March issue of Reader's Digest
"Another kid already?" — Sean Penn, talking to ex-wife Madonna, referring to Jesus Luz in The Sun
"I used to scream for her in Times Square and now I work for her. When I was 13 she was the most provocative performer of my time … Britney certainly doesn't need any freakin' tips from me!" — Lady GaGa, talking to Now, on writing "Quicksand"
"Yes, it is true, I have had a minor setback in my training for 'Dancing with the Stars,' but I am dedicated to getting better and showing the judges and America that I can cha cha with the best of them." — Jewel, talking to Us Magazine
"Can't we give Chris (Brown) a break? … I know I make mistakes in life … Michael Jackson, amazing. Michael Phelps, amazing … O.J. Simpson, amazing. Is he not? What he did, when he did, what he did." — Kanye West, on VH1's "Storytellers"
"She's beautiful … she could, like, adopt me!" — Miley Cyrus, talking to E!'s Ryan Seacrest about Angelina Jolie (Us Magazine)
"I think wanting to be a size 0 is a bizarre, delusional goal. I think you should be whatever your healthy body wants you to be." — Kristen Bell, talking to Life & Style about their "Be a Hero Not a Zero" campaign
"I think the people who are criticizing it or criticizing the idea of it, don't really get it, because if they did, they would like it." — Gwyneth Paltrow, talking to People, on critics of her Web site, Goop.com
"Aunt Flow has not shown up for nine months. The worst thing is I am like ending that whole cycle and my daughter who is 11, is beginning the cycle. So the two hormones in the house, it's a lot going on." — Rosie O'Donnell, talking to Tyra Banks