Marilyn Monroe Quotes

Marilyn Monroe, an American actress, singer, and model, gained fame for her portrayal of vivacious “blonde bombshell” roles. She rose to become an iconic during the 1950s and early 1960s, embodying the spirit of the era’s revolution. Wikipedia

“They will only care when you’re gone.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“Trying to build myself up with the fact that I have done things right that were even good and have had moments that were excellent but the bad is heavier to carry around and feel have no confidence.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“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.” ~ 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

“Be real, be yourself, be unique, be true, be honest, be humble, be happy…” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“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.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“Experts on romance say for a happy marriage there has to be more than a passionate love. For a lasting union, they insist, there must be a genuine liking for each other. Which, in my book, is a good definition for friendship.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“All a girl really wants from a guy is for him to prove to her that they are not all the same.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“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.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“Always be yourself. Retain individuality; listen to the truest part of yourself.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

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

“I wanted to be treated as a human being who had earned a few rights since her orphanage days.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

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

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

“Never get too attached to someone, because attachments lead to expectations and expectations lead to disappointments.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

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

“We are all stars but we must learn how to shine.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“Just because you fail once doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

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

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

“Boys think girls are like books, If the cover doesn’t catch their eye they won’t bother to read what’s inside.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“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.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

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

“I want to do the best that I can do in that moment, when the camera starts, until it stops.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“I only know I want to be wonderful.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“For those who are poor in happiness, each time is a first time; happiness never becomes a habit.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“Unfortunately, I am involved in a freedom ride protesting the loss of the minority rights belonging to the few remaining earthbound stars. All we demanded was our right to twinkle.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“I think that love and work are the only things that really happen to us.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“Dreaming about being an actress, is more exciting than being one.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“Things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“Ever notice how ‘What the hell’ is always the right answer?” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“Who said nights were for sleep?” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“If I am a star, the people made me a star.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“Against all odds and despite all the obstacles, we are going to make it.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“When you’re young and healthy you can plan on Monday to commit suicide, and by Wednesday you’re laughing again.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“The way you carry yourself is influenced by the way you feel inside. You must feel attractive to be attractive.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“A girl doesn’t need anyone who doesn’t need her.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“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.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

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

“Always, always, always believe in yourself. Because if you don’t, then who will, sweetie?” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“She was a girl who knew how to be happy even when she was sad. And that’s important.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle.” ~ 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 live to succeed, not to please you or anyone else.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“Sometimes things fall apart so that better things can fall together.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“I don’t stop when I’m tired. I only stop when I’m done.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

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

“Sometimes you just have to throw on a crown and remind them who they’re dealing with.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“The real lover is the man who can thrill you just by touching your head or smiling into your eyes – or just by staring into space”. ~ Marilyn Monroe

“I don’t need a king I’m already the queen.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“Looking back, I guess I used to play-act all the time. For one thing, it meant I could live in a more interesting world than the one around me.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

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

“You better believe when the conversation is getting shorter with you… it’s getting longer with someone else.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“I’m one of the world’s most self-conscious people. I really have to struggle.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“I have never been able to wear pajamas or creepy nightgowns; they disturb my sleep.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“We should all start to live before we get old. Fear is stupid. So are regrets.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“A girl should be like a butterfly. Pretty to see, hard to catch.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

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

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

“Dogs never bite me. Just humans.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“Creativity has got to start with humanity and when you’re a human being, you feel, you suffer.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

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

“Your clothes should be tight enough to show you’re a woman, but loose enough to show you’re a lady.” ~ 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

“Everyone’s a star and deserves the right to twinkle.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“I dress for men. A woman looks at your clothes critically. A man appreciates them.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“Enjoy the fact that you’re a woman and men will enjoy it too.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“Frankly, I’ve never considered my own figure so exceptional; until quite recently, I seldom gave it any thought at all.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“I’ve spent most of my life running away from myself.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“When you have only a single dream it is more than likely to come true because you keep working toward it without getting mixed up.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“That’s the way you feel when you’re beaten inside. You don’t feel angry at those who’ve beaten you. You just feel ashamed.” ~ 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

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

“I think there’s two things in human beings… that they want to be alone, but they also want to be together.” ~ 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

“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 anyway.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“To all the girls who think you’re fat because you’re not a size zero. You’re the beautiful one. It’s society who’s ugly.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

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

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

“How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

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

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

“Always remember to smile and look up at what you got in life.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“I don’t forgive people because I’m weak, I forgive them because I am strong enough to know people make mistakes.” ~ 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 want to grow old without facelifts. I want to have the courage to be loyal to the face I have made.” ~ 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

“If you can make a woman laugh, you can make her do anything.” – Marilyn Monroe

“Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“Sometimes I feel my life has been one big rejection” ~ Marilyn Monroe

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

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

“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“Diamonds are a girls bestfriend.” ~ 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

“Sweetie, if you’re going to be two-faced, at least make one of them pretty.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

“Hollywood’s a place where they’ll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss, and fifty cents for your soul…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

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