60+ Famous Marilyn Monroe Quotes

Marilyn Monroe Quotes, I restore myself when I'm alone
“I restore myself when I’m alone”
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Marilyn Monroe Quotes, Dogs never bite me. Just humans
“Dogs never bite me. Just humans.”
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Marilyn Monroe Quotes, Who said nights were for sleep
“Who said nights were for sleep?”
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Marilyn Monroe Quotes, It’s all make believe, isn’t it
“It’s all make believe, isn’t it?”
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“I’m very definitely a woman and I enjoy it.”
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“If I’m a star, then the people made me a star.”
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“It’s not true that I had nothing on. I had the radio on.”
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“I read poetry to save time.”
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“I’ve been on a calendar, but never on time”
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“In spite of everything life is not without hope.”
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“A girl doesn’t need anyone that doesn’t need her.”
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“I love to do the things the censors won’t pass.”
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“Dreaming about being an actress, is more exciting than being one”
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“What do I wear in bed? Why, Chanel No. 5, of course.”
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“S*x is part of nature. I go along with nature.”
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“All we demanded was our right to twinkle.”
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“We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle”
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“I think that when you are famous every weakness is exaggerated.”
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“The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream”
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“Sometimes I feel my whole life has been one big rejection.”
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“It’s far better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone so far.”
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“If you’re gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.”
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“I don’t mind making jokes, but I don’t want to look like one.”
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“The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.”
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“I don’t want to make money. I just want to be wonderful.”
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“Ever notice how ‘What the hell’ is always the right answer?”
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“I don’t stop when I’m tired. I only stop when I’m done.”
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“A career is wonderful, but you can’t curl up to it on a cold night”
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“Fame doesn’t fulfill you. It warms you a bit, but that warmth is temporary”
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“A wise girl kisses but doesn’t love, listens but doesn’t believe, and leaves before she is left.”
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“I don’t mind living in a man’s world, as long as I can be a woman in it.”
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“I don’t know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!”
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“Arthur Miller wouldn’t have married me if I had been nothing but a dumb blonde.”
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“I’m one of the world’s most self-conscious people. I really have to struggle.”
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“I think that s*xuality is only attractive when it’s natural and spontaneous.”
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“I’m one of the world’s most self-conscious people. I really have to struggle.”
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“I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent.”
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“Creativity has got to start with humanity and when you’re a human being, you feel, you suffer.”
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“Fame will go by and, so long, I’ve had you, Fame. If it goes by, I’ve always known it was fickle.”
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“Respect is one of life’s greatest treasures. I mean, what does it all add up to if you don’t have that?”
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“I don’t understand why people aren’t a little more generous with each other”
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“Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.”
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“Just because you fail once doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything.”
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“All a girl really wants is for one guy to prove to her that they are not all the same.”
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“One of the best things that ever happened to me is that I’m a woman. That is the way all females should feel”
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“First, I’m trying to prove to myself that I’m a person. Then maybe I’ll convince myself that I’m an actress.”
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“A man is more frank and sincere with his emotions than a woman. We girls, I’m afraid, have a tendency to hide our feelings.”
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“I don’t consider myself an intellectual. And this is not one of my aims. But I admire intellectual people.”
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“If I play a stupid girl and ask a stupid question, I’ve got to follow it through, what am I supposed to do, look intelligent?”
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“She was a girl who knew how to be happy even when she was sad. And that’s important—you know”
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“Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.”
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“How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself.”
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“A woman can’t be alone. She needs a man. A man and a woman support and strengthen each other. She just can’t do it by herself.”
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“I always felt insecure and in the way, but most of all I felt scared. I guess I wanted love more than anything else in the world.”
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“No one ever told me I was pretty when I was a little girl. All little girls should be told they’re pretty, even if they aren’t.”
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“Boys think girls are like books, If the cover doesn’t catch their eye they won’t bother to read what’s inside.”
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“I won’t be satisfied until people want to hear me sing without looking at me. Of course, that doesn’t mean I want them to stop looking.”
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“When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I’m already better than them.”
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“It’s often just enough to be with someone. I don’t need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You’re not alone.”
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“Fame is fickle, and I know it. It has its compensations but it also has its drawbacks, and I’ve experienced them both.”
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“Success makes so many people hate you. I wish it wasn’t that way. It would be wonderful to enjoy success without seeing envy in the eyes of those around you.”
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“My work is the only ground I’ve ever had to stand on. I seem to have a whole superstructure with no foundation but I’m working on the foundation.”
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“I knew I belonged to the public and to the world, not because I was talented or even beautiful, but because I had never belonged to anything or anyone else.”
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“Everybody is always tugging at you. They’d all like a sort of chunk out of you. I don’t think they realize it, but it’s like ‘grrr do this, grr do that…’ But you do want to stay intact and on two feet.”
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“I’m a failure as a woman. My men expect so much of me, because of the image they’ve made of me and that I’ve made of myself as a s*x symbol. They expect bells to ring and whistles to whistle, but my anatomy is the same as any other woman’s and I can’t live up to it.”
“I’ve never fooled anyone. I’ve let people fool themselves. They didn’t bother to find out who and what I was. Instead they would invent a character for me. I wouldn’t argue with them. They were obviously loving somebody I wasn’t.”
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“With fame, you know, you can read about yourself, somebody else’s ideas about you, but what’s important is how you feel about yourself for survival and living day to day with what comes up.”
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“This life is what you make it. No matter what, you’re going to mess up sometimes, it’s a universal truth. But the good part is you get to decide how you’re going to mess it up.”
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“The most unsatisfactory men are those who pride themselves on their virility and regard s*x as if it were some form of athletics at which you can win cups. It is a woman’s spirit and mood a man has to stimulate in order to make s*x interesting. The real lover is the man who can thrill you just by touching your head or smiling into your eyes or by just staring into space.”
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“In Hollywood a girl’s virtue is much less important than her hairdo. You’re judged by how you look, not by what you are. Hollywood’s a place where they’ll pay you a thousand dollars for kiss, and fifty cents for your soul. I know, because I turned down the first offer often enough and held out for the fifty.”
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“I want to grow old without facelifts… I want to have the courage to be loyal to the face I’ve made. Sometimes I think it would be easier to avoid old age, to die young, but then you’d never complete your life, would you? You’d never wholly know you.”
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“I don’t mind being burdened with being glamorous and s*xual. Beauty and femininity are ageless and can’t be contrived, and glamour, although the manufacturers won’t like this, cannot be manufactured. Not real glamour; it’s based on femininity.”
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