Check out 72 Most Meaningful Marilyn Monroe Quotes below,A collection of quotes attributed to American actress Marilyn Monroe

Check out 72 Most Meaningful Marilyn Monroe Quotes below,A collection of quotes attributed to American actress Marilyn Monroe

Check out 72 Most Meaningful Marilyn Monroe Quotes below,A collection of quotes attributed to American actress Marilyn Monroe

I've always wanted a baby. – Marilyn Monroe

I've always felt toward the slightest scene, even if all I had to do in a scene was just to come in and say, 'Hi,' that the people ought to get their money's worth and that this is an obligation of mine, to give them the best you can get from me. – Marilyn Monroe

I've always felt those articles somehow reveal more about the writers than they do about me.– Marilyn Monroe

It's woman's spirit and mood a man has to stimulate in order to make sex interesting. The real lover is the man who can thrill you by touching your head or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space.— 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

It's not true I had nothing on, I had the radio on. – Marilyn Monroe

It's not too much fun to know yourself too well or think you do–everyone needs a little conceit to carry them through & past the falls.— 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

It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.— Marilyn Monroe

It's better for the whole world to know you, even as a sex star, than never to be known at all.— Marilyn Monroe

It's all make believe, isn't it?— Marilyn Monroe

It was the creative part that kept me going, trying to be an actress. I enjoy acting when you really hit it right.— Marilyn Monroe

It stirs up envy, fame does. People you run into feel that, well, who does she think she is, Marilyn Monroe? They feel fame gives them some kind of privilege to walk up to you and say anything to you, you know, of any kind of nature – and it won't hurt your feelings.— Marilyn Monroe

It is wonderful to have someone praise you, to be desired. – Marilyn Monroe

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.— Marilyn Monroe

In fact, my popularity seems almost entirely a masculine phenomenon. – Marilyn Monroe

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. ― Marilyn Monroe

I'm very definitely a woman and I enjoy it.— Marilyn Monroe

I'm trying to find myself as a person, sometimes that's not easy to do. Millions of people live their entire lives without finding themselves. But it is something I must do. The best way for me to find myself as a person is to prove to myself that I am an actress.— Marilyn Monroe

I'm selfish, impatient, and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I'm out of control, and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best. – Marilyn Monroe

I'm one of the world's most self-conscious people. I really have to struggle. – Marilyn Monroe

I'm not interested in money, I just want to be wonderful.— Marilyn Monroe

I'm looking forward to becoming a marvelous – excuse the word marvelous – character actress. like Marie Dressler, like Will Rogers. – Marilyn Monroe

I'm going to be a great movie star some day.– Marilyn Monroe

I'm for the individual as opposed to the corporation. The way it is the individual is the underdog, and with all the things a corporation has going for them the individual comes out banged on her head. The artist is nothing. It's really tragic.— Marilyn Monroe

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 sex 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 ― 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

If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty. ― 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

If you spend your life competing with business men, what do you have? A bank account and ulcers! – Marilyn Monroe

If you can make a woman laugh, you can make her do anything. ― Marilyn Monroe

If there is only one thing in my life that I am proud of, it's that I've never been a kept woman. – Marilyn Monroe

If I'm a star, then the people made me a star.– Marilyn Monroe

If I'd observed all the rules, I'd never have got anywhere.— Marilyn Monroe

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?— Marilyn Monroe

If I had observed all the rules, I'd never have gotten anywhere.— Marilyn Monroe

If fame goes by, 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 experienced, but that's not where I live.— Marilyn Monroe

If a star or studio chief or any other great movie personages find themselves sitting among a lot of nobodies, they get frightened – as if somebody was trying to demote them. – Marilyn Monroe

I would have told her then she was the only thing that I could love in this dying world but the simple word "love" itself already died and went away. ― Marilyn Monroe

I won't be satisfied until people want to hear me sing without looking at me.— Marilyn Monroe

I wish I knew why I am so anguished. – Marilyn Monroe

I watched the faces of the listeners when the minister would cry out how much God loved them and how much they needed to set themselves right with God. They were faces without any argument in them, just tired faces that were glad to hear Somebody loved them.— Marilyn Monroe

I was surprised to be so crazy about Joe. I expected a flashy New York sports type, and instead I met this reserved guy who didn't make a pass at me right away! He treated me like something special. Joe is a very decent man, and he makes other people feel decent, too.— Marilyn Monroe

I was never used to being happy, so that wasn't something I ever took for granted. I did sort of think, you know, marriage did that. You see, I was brought up differently from the average American child because the average child is brought up expecting to be happy – that's it, successful, happy, and on time.— Marilyn Monroe

I was brought up differently than the average American child because the average child is brought up expecting to be happy. – Marilyn Monroe

I wanted to ask a thousand questions, but there was no one to ask. Besides I knew that people only told lies to children-lies about everything from soup to Santa Claus. ― Marilyn Monroe

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.– Marilyn Monroe

I want to be an artist, an actress with integrity, and that includes all kinds of parts. – Marilyn Monroe

I want the world to see my body.— Marilyn Monroe

I used to think as I looked out on the Hollywood night, 'There must be thousands of girls sitting alone like me dreaming of being a movie star.' But I'm not going to worry about them. I'm dreaming the hardest. – Marilyn Monroe

I used to say to myself, "What the devil have you got to be proud about, Marilyn Monroe?" And I'd answer, "Everything, everything".— Marilyn Monroe

I used to get the feeling, and sometimes I still get it, that sometimes I was fooling somebody; I don't know who or what, maybe myself. –  – Marilyn Monroe

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

I think that sexuality is only attractive when it's natural and spontaneous.— Marilyn Monroe

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

I think I have always had a little humor. – Marilyn Monroe

I sleep in the nude but I pull the sheets up.— Marilyn Monroe

I said pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together. ― Marilyn Monroe

I restore myself when I'm alone.— Marilyn Monroe

I remember when I was in high school I didn't have a new dress for each special occasion. The girls would bring the fact to my attention, not always too delicately. The boys, however, never bothered with the subject. They were my friends, not because of the size of my wardrobe but because they liked me. – Marilyn Monroe


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

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. – Marilyn Monroe

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

A wise girl knows her limits, a smart girl knows that she has none.— Marilyn Monroe

A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.— Marilyn Monroe

A strong man doesn't have to be dominant toward a woman. He doesn't match his strength against a woman weak with love for him. He matches it against the world.― Marilyn Monroe

A smart girl leaves before she is left. – Marilyn Monroe

A sex-symbol becomes a thing, I just hate being a thing. But if I'm going to be a symbol of something I'd rather have it sex than some other things we've got symbols of.— Marilyn Monroe

A man makes you feel important – makes you glad you are a woman. – 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

A girl doesn't need anyone who doesn't need her ― Marilyn Monroe

A friend tells you what you want to hear;a best friend tells you the truth. ― Marilyn Monroe

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