Marilyn Monroe quotes

 quotes - I've often stood silent at a party for hours listening to my movie idols turn into dull and little people. Share

“I've often stood silent at a party for hours listening to my movie idols turn into dull and little people.”

— Marilyn Monroe

 quotes - Men are so willing to respect anything that bores them. Share

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

— Marilyn Monroe

 quotes - I don't want to make money, I just want to be wonderful. Share

“I don't want to make money, I just want to be wonderful. ”

— Marilyn Monroe

 quotes - We are all born sexual creatures,thank God, but it's a pity so many people despise and crush this natural gift. Share

“We are all born sexual creatures,thank God, but it's a pity so many people despise and crush this natural gift.”

— Marilyn Monroe

 quotes - A girl doesn't need anyone who doesn't need her Share

“A girl doesn't need anyone who doesn't need her”

— Marilyn Monroe

 quotes - Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul. Share

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

— Marilyn Monroe

 quotes - The trouble with censors is that they worry if a girl has cleavage. They ought to worry if she hasn't any. Share

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

— Marilyn Monroe

 quotes - How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself. Share

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

— Marilyn Monroe

 quotes - I read poetry to save time. Share

“I read poetry to save time.”

— Marilyn Monroe

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

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

— Marilyn Monroe

 quotes - I want to grow old without facelifts. I want to have the courage to be loyal to the face I have made. Share

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

— Marilyn Monroe

 quotes - Sometimes things fall apart so that better things can fall together. Share

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

— Marilyn Monroe

 quotes - You might as well make yourself fly as to make yourself love. Share

“You might as well make yourself fly as to make yourself love.”

— Marilyn Monroe

 quotes - A career is wonderful, but you can't curl up with it on a cold night. Share

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

— Marilyn Monroe

 quotes - A sex symbol becomes a thing. I just hate to be a thing. Share

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

— Marilyn Monroe

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

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

— Marilyn Monroe

 quotes - I'm very definitely a woman and I enjoy it. Share

“I'm very definitely a woman and I enjoy it.”

— Marilyn Monroe

 quotes - 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. Share

“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

 quotes - To put it bluntly, I seem to have a whole superstructure with no foundation. But I'm working on the foundation. Share

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

— Marilyn Monroe

 quotes - Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. Share

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

— Marilyn Monroe

 quotes - 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. Share

“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

 quotes - I love to do the things the censors won't pass. Share

“I love to do the things the censors won't pass.”

— Marilyn Monroe

 quotes - I said pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together. Share

“I said pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together.”

— Marilyn Monroe

 quotes - Husbands are chiefly good as lovers when they are betraying their wives. Share

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

— Marilyn Monroe

 quotes - 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. Share

“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

 quotes - I don't mind making jokes, but I don't want to look like one. Share

“I don't mind making jokes, but I don't want to look like one. ”

— Marilyn Monroe

 quotes - 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. Share

“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

 quotes - Sex is a part of nature. I go along with nature. Share

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

— Marilyn Monroe

 quotes - I have too many fantasies to be a housewife. I guess I am a fantasy. Share

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

— Marilyn Monroe

 quotes - First, I'm trying to prove to myself that I'm a person. Then maybe I'll convince myself that I'm an actress. Share

“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