Marilyn Monroe Quotes

Marilyn Monroe Quotes On Acting

I don’t want to make money, I just want to be wonderful.

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

If I'd observed all the

If I’d observed all the rules, I’d never have got anywhere.

Marilyn Monroe Quotes On Age

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.

If a man isn’t a certain age, he just isn’t interesting.

Marilyn Monroe Quotes On Fame

It stirs up envy, fame does. People feel fame gives them some kind of privilege to walk up to you and say anything to you – and it won’t hurt your feelings – like it’s happening to your clothing.

Fame doesn’t fulfill you. It warms you a bit, but that warmth is temporary.

All my stepchildren carried the burden of my fame. Sometimes they would read terrible things about me, and I’d worry about whether it would hurt them. I would tell them: ‘Don’t hide these things from me. I’d rather you ask me these things straight out, and I’ll answer all your questions.’

Fame will go by and, so

Fame will go by and, so long, I’ve had you, fame. If it goes by, I’ve always known it was fickle. So at least it’s something I experience, but that’s not where I live.

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.

I think that when you are famous every weakness is exaggerated.

Marilyn Monroe Quotes On Feelings

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.

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.

It stirs up envy, fame does. People feel fame gives them some kind of privilege to walk up to you and say anything to you – and it won’t hurt your feelings – like it’s happening to your clothing.

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

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 Quotes On Inspirational

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.

We are all of us stars,

We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle.

To all the girls that think you’re fat because you’re not a size zero, you’re the beautiful one, its society who’s ugly.

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.

I’m very definitely a woman and I enjoy it.

Marilyn Monroe Quotes On Inspiring

Who said nights were for sleep?

I don’t mind making jokes, but I don’t want to look like one.

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.

I don’t mind living in a man’s world as long as I can be a woman in it.

The nicest thing for

The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.

Marilyn Monroe Quotes On Life

If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything.

All a girl really wants is for one guy to prove to her that they are not all the same.

Fear is stupid. So are regrets.

You believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself.

Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.

Never regret anything because at one time it was exactly what you wanted.

Marilyn Monroe Quotes On Love

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.

What do I wear in bed? Why, Chanel No. 5, of course.

A career is wonderful,

A career is wonderful, but you can’t curl up with it on a cold night.

Someday I want to have children and give them all the love I never had.

Ever notice how ‘What the hell’ is always the right answer?

Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.

You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.