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Motivational Marilyn Monroe Quotes and Sayings

Marilyn Monroe Quotes:- Marilyn Monroe (born June 1, 1926 – August 4, 1962) was an American actress, model, and singer. Famous for playing comic “blonde bombshell” characters, she became one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950s and early 1960s and was emblematic of the era’s changing attitudes towards sexuality.

Inspirational Marilyn Monroe Quotes

“I like actors very much, but to marry one would be like marrying your brother. You look too much alike in the mirror.”-Marilyn Monroe

Motivational Marilyn Monroe Quotes

“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.”Marilyn Monroe


“I don’t consider myself an intellectual. And this is not one of my aims. But I admire intellectual people.”-Marilyn Monroe


“Husbands are chiefly good as lovers when they are betraying their wives.”-Marilyn Monroe

“Consider the fellow. He never spends his time telling you about his previous night’s date. You get the idea he has eyes only for you and wouldn’t think of looking at another woman.”-Marilyn Monroe


“In Hollywood, a girl’s virtue is much less important than her hairdo.”-Marilyn Monroe


“One of the best things that ever happened to me is that I’m a woman. That is the way all females should feel.”-Marilyn Monroe


“Nothing’s ever easy as long as you go on living.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I am alone; I am always alone no matter what.”-Marilyn Monroe


“Respect is one of life’s greatest treasures. I mean, what does it all add up to if you don’t have that?”-Marilyn Monroe


“I know I will never be happy, but I know I can be gay!”-Marilyn Monroe


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“Naturally, there are times when every woman likes to be flattered… to feel she is the most important thing in someone’s world. Only a man can paint this picture.”-Marilyn Monroe

“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.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I have too many fantasies to be a housewife. I guess I am a fantasy.”-Marilyn Monroe


“Fame is fickle, and I know it. It has its compensations but it also has its drawbacks, and I’ve experienced them both.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I am not a victim of emotional conflicts. I am human.”-Marilyn Monroe


“Men who think that a woman’s past love affairs lessen her love for them are usually stupid and weak.”-Marilyn Monroe


“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.”-Marilyn Monroe


“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.”-Marilyn Monroe

“The trouble with censors is that they worry if a girl has cleavage. They ought to worry if she hasn’t any.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I think that sexuality is only attractive when it’s natural and spontaneous.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I don’t know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot.”-Marilyn Monroe


Marilyn Monroe Quotes About Girls


“I once wanted to prove myself by being a great actress. Now I want to prove that I’m a person. Then maybe I’ll be a great actress.”-Marilyn Monroe


“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.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I don’t want to make money, I just want to be wonderful.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I have always had a talent for irritating women since I was fourteen.”-Marilyn Monroe


“Having a child, that’s always been my biggest fear. I want a child and I fear a child.”-Marilyn Monroe


“A sex symbol becomes a thing. I just hate to be a thing.”-Marilyn Monroe

“I think one of the basic reasons men make good friends is that they can make up their minds quickly.”-Marilyn Monroe


“What I really want to say: That what the world really needs is a real feeling of kinship. Everybody: stars, laborers, Negroes, Jews, Arabs. We are all brothers.”-Marilyn Monroe


“You know, most people really don’t know me.”-Marilyn Monroe


“At twelve I looked like a girl of seventeen. My body was developed and shapely. I still wore the blue dress and the blouse the orphanage provided. They made me look like an overgrown lummox.”-Marilyn Monroe


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“If I’d observed all the rules, I’d never have got anywhere.”-Marilyn Monroe


“If I close my eyes and think of Hollywood, all I see is one big varicose vein.”-Marilyn Monroe


“It’s better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone – so far.”-Marilyn Monroe


“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.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent.”-Marilyn Monroe


“A career is born in public – talent in privacy.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I wish I knew why I am so anguished.”-Marilyn Monroe


“The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.”-Marilyn Monroe


“The truth is, I’ve never fooled anyone. I’ve let men sometimes fool themselves.”-Marilyn Monroe


“Millions of people live their entire lives without finding themselves. But it is something I must do.”-Marilyn Monroe


“It is wonderful to have someone praise you, to be desired.”-Marilyn Monroe


“Hollywood is a place where they’ll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul.”-Marilyn Monroe


Famous Marilyn Monroe Quotes & Sayings


“Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I’ve been on a calendar, but I’ve never been on time.”-Marilyn Monroe


“Fear is stupid. So are regrets.”-Marilyn Monroe


“What’s the good of drawing in the next breath if all you do is let it out and draw in another?”-Marilyn Monroe


“I am trying to find myself. Sometimes that’s not easy.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I like to feel blonde all over.”-Marilyn Monroe


“Being a sex symbol is a heavy load to carry, especially when one is tired, hurt and bewildered.”-Marilyn Monroe


“A smart girl leaves before she is left.”-Marilyn Monroe


“It’s not true I had nothing on, I had the radio on.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I don’t want everybody to see exactly where I live, what my sofa or my fireplace looks like.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I want to be an artist, not… a celluloid aphrodisiac.”-Marilyn Monroe


“A woman knows by intuition or instinct, what is best for herself.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I love a natural look in pictures.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I want to grow old without facelifts. I want to have the courage to be loyal to the face I have made.”-Marilyn Monroe


“A woman can bring a new love to each man she loves, providing there are not too many.”-Marilyn Monroe


“Friends accept you the way you are.”-Marilyn Monroe


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“A man makes you feel important – makes you glad you are a woman.”-Marilyn Monroe


“Dogs never bite me – just humans.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I don’t mind living in a man’s world as long as I can be a woman in it.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I defy gravity.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I don’t look at myself as a commodity, but I’m sure a lot of people have.”-Marilyn Monroe


“Sex is a part of nature. I go along with nature.”-Marilyn Monroe


“We human beings are strange creatures and still reserve the right to think for ourselves.”-Marilyn Monroe


“Fame is like caviar, you know – it’s good to have caviar but not when you have it at every meal.”-Marilyn Monroe


“What good am I? I can’t have kids. I can’t cook. I’ve been divorced three times. Who would want me?”-Marilyn Monroe


“We should all start to live before we get too old.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I’ve found men are less likely to let petty things annoy them.”-Marilyn Monroe


“A career is wonderful, but you can’t curl up with it on a cold night.”-Marilyn Monroe


“If your man is a sports enthusiast, you may have to resign yourself to his spouting off in a monotone on a prize fight, football game or pennant race.”-Marilyn Monroe


“Sometimes I feel my whole life has been one big rejection.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I always have a full-length mirror next to the camera when I’m doing publicity stills. That way, I know how I look.”-Marilyn Monroe


“To put it bluntly, I seem to have a whole superstructure with no foundation. But I’m working on the foundation.”-Marilyn Monroe


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“I just got to feel that whoever I marry has some real regard for me.”-Marilyn Monroe


“Fame doesn’t fulfill you. It warms you a bit, but that warmth is temporary.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I enjoy acting when you really hit it right.”-Marilyn Monroe


“If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I have noticed… that men usually leave married women alone and are inclined to treat all wives with respect. This is no great credit to married women.”-Marilyn Monroe


“Arthur Miller wouldn’t have married me if I had been nothing but a dumb blonde.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I read poetry to save time.”-Marilyn Monroe


“Only the public can make a star. It’s the studios who try to make a system out of it.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I don’t mind making jokes, but I don’t want to look like one.”-Marilyn Monroe


“There isn’t anybody that looks like me without clothes on.”-Marilyn Monroe


“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.”-Marilyn Monroe


“In fact, my popularity seems almost entirely a masculine phenomenon.”-Marilyn Monroe


“Confidentially, the type of male I find most enjoyable for a friend is one who has enough fire and assurance to speak up for his convictions.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I learned to walk as a baby, and I haven’t had a lesson since.”-Marilyn Monroe


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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.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I’ll think I have a few wonderful friends and all of a sudden, ooh, here it comes. They do a lot of things. They talk about you to the press, to their friends, tell stories, and you know, it’s disappointing.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I never wanted to be Marilyn – it just happened. Marilyn’s like a veil I wear over Norma Jeane.”-Marilyn Monroe


“When Clark Gable died, I cried for 2 days straight. I couldn’t eat or sleep.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I think I have always had a little humor.”-Marilyn Monroe


“The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.”-Marilyn Monroe


“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.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I’m very definitely a woman and I enjoy it.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I’ve never dropped anyone I believed in.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I restore myself when I’m alone.”-Marilyn Monroe


“Men are so willing to respect anything that bores them.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I think that when you are famous every weakness is exaggerated.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I myself would like to become more disciplined within my work.”-Marilyn Monroe


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“An actor is supposed to be a sensitive instrument.”-Marilyn Monroe


“The ‘public’ scares me, but people I trust.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I have been told my eating habits are absolutely bizarre. But I don’t think so.”-Marilyn Monroe


“Black men don’t like to be called ‘boys,’ but women accept being called ‘girls.'”-Marilyn Monroe


“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.”-Marilyn Monroe


“Fame may go by and – so long, I’ve had you.”-Marilyn Monroe


“The fact is that I find more most men are more open, more generous, and much more stimulating than the majority of females I know.”-Marilyn Monroe


“A man has a tendency to accept you the way you are, while most women immediately start to pick flaws and want to change you.”-Marilyn Monroe


“Why is it you always meet people when you look at your worst?”-Marilyn Monroe


“It’s nice to be included in people’s fantasies but you also like to be accepted for your own sake.”-Marilyn Monroe


“I have never cared especially for outdoor sports and have no desire to excel at tennis, swimming, or golf. I’ll leave those things to the men.”-Marilyn Monroe