Marlene Dietrich quotes

 quotes - Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast. Share

“Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.”

— Marlene Dietrich

 quotes - Darling, the legs aren't so beautiful, I just know what to do with them. Share

“Darling, the legs aren't so beautiful, I just know what to do with them.”

— Marlene Dietrich

 quotes - Think twice before burdening a friend with a secret. Share

“Think twice before burdening a friend with a secret.”

— Marlene Dietrich

 quotes - It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter. Share

“It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.”

— Marlene Dietrich

 quotes - Most women set out to try to change a man, and when they have changed him they do not like him. Share

“Most women set out to try to change a man, and when they have changed him they do not like him.”

— Marlene Dietrich

 quotes - The weak are more likely to make the strong weak than the strong are likely to make the weak strong. Share

“The weak are more likely to make the strong weak than the strong are likely to make the weak strong.”

— Marlene Dietrich

 quotes - Superstitions are habits rather than beliefs. Share

“Superstitions are habits rather than beliefs.”

— Marlene Dietrich

 quotes - I am at heart a gentleman. Share

“I am at heart a gentleman.”

— Marlene Dietrich

 quotes - Without tenderness, a man is uninteresting. Share

“Without tenderness, a man is uninteresting.”

— Marlene Dietrich

 quotes - When you're dead, you're dead. That's it. Share

“When you're dead, you're dead. That's it.”

— Marlene Dietrich

 quotes - In America, sex is an obsession, in other parts of the world it's a fact. Share

“In America, sex is an obsession, in other parts of the world it's a fact.”

— Marlene Dietrich

 quotes - I dress for the image. Not for myself, not for the public, not for fashion, not for men. Share

“I dress for the image. Not for myself, not for the public, not for fashion, not for men.”

— Marlene Dietrich

 quotes - I'm worth more dead than alive. Don't cry for me after I'm gone; cry for me now. Share

“I'm worth more dead than alive. Don't cry for me after I'm gone; cry for me now.”

— Marlene Dietrich

 quotes - If there is a supreme being, he's crazy. Share

“If there is a supreme being, he's crazy.”

— Marlene Dietrich

 quotes - The average man is more interested in a woman who is interested in him than he is in a woman with beautiful legs. Share

“The average man is more interested in a woman who is interested in him than he is in a woman with beautiful legs.”

— Marlene Dietrich

 quotes - Glamour is what I sell, it's my stock in trade. Share

“Glamour is what I sell, it's my stock in trade.”

— Marlene Dietrich

 quotes - The Germans and I no longer speak the same language. Share

“The Germans and I no longer speak the same language.”

— Marlene Dietrich

 quotes - Grumbling is the death of love. Share

“Grumbling is the death of love.”

— Marlene Dietrich

“A man would prefer to come home to an unmade bed and a happy woman than to a neatly made bed and an angry woman.”

— Marlene Dietrich

“To be completely woman you need a master, and in him a compass for your life. You need a man you can look up to and respect. If you dethrone him it's no wonder that you are discontented, and discontented women are not loved for long.”

— Marlene Dietrich

“A king, realizing his incompetence, can either delegate or abdicate his duties. A father can do neither. If only sons could see the paradox, they would understand the dilemma.”

— Marlene Dietrich

“I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.”

— Marlene Dietrich

“Latins are tenderly enthusiastic. In Brazil they throw flowers at you. In Argentina they throw themselves.”

— Marlene Dietrich

“There is a gigantic difference between earning a great deal of money and being rich.”

— Marlene Dietrich

“I had no desire to be an film actress, to always play somebody else, to be always beautiful with somebody constantly straightening out your every eyelash. It was always a big bother to me.”

— Marlene Dietrich

“There's something about an American soldier you can't explain. They're so grateful for anything, even a film actress coming to see them.”

— Marlene Dietrich

“They want you to bring out your intestines.”

— Marlene Dietrich

“America took me into her bosom when there was no longer a country worthy of the name, but in my heart I am German - German in my soul.”

— Marlene Dietrich

“Courage and grace are a formidable mixture. The only place to see it is in the bullring.”

— Marlene Dietrich

“How do you know love is gone? If you said that you would be there at seven and you get there by nine, and he or she has not called the police yet - it's gone.”

— Marlene Dietrich