MARILYN MONROE FAMOUS QUOTE

 

 

Discover the most famous quotes and proverbs of Marilyn MONROE, american actress, Hollywood myth and universal pop icon


MARYLIN MONROE LittleBigDolls Marilyn Monroe

 

 

 

I am selfish, impatient and insecure. I make mistakes, I'm out of control and sometimes difficult to manage. But if you can't stand me for the worst, no doubt you don't deserve me for the best. 

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Don't brag about being the first in my heart, if you haven't been smart enough to be the last.
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Don't brag about being the first in my heart, if you haven't been smart enough to be the last.
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Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it is better to be totally ridiculous than totally boring.
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I am selfish, impatient and insecure. I make mistakes, I'm out of control and sometimes difficult to manage. But if you can't stand me for the worst, no doubt you don't deserve me for the best.
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A career was born in public, talent in private.
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No one ever told me I was pretty when I was a little girl. All little girls should be told that they are pretty, even if that is not true.
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It is a woman's mood and state of mind that a man must stimulate in order for sex to have an interest. The real lover is the one who makes you melt just by touching your head, smiling straight into your eyes.
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Success makes many people hate you. I would like it to be different. It would be wonderful if we could enjoy success without feeling the jealousy in the eyes of those around us.
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Happiness is in us, not with someone else.
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People started saying I was a lesbian. It made me smile. There is no wrong sexuality as long as there is love.
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A woman doesn't need someone who doesn't need her.
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Love doesn't have to be perfect, it just has to be true.
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A woman who seeks to be equal to a man lacks ambition.
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Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.
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Keep your head up, raise your chin, and most importantly, keep smiling because life is a beautiful thing and it gives you so many reasons to smile.
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I am selfish, impatient and insecure. I make mistakes, I'm out of control and sometimes difficult to manage. But if you can't stand me for the worst, no doubt you don't deserve me for the best....
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Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it is better to be totally ridiculous than totally boring
The true lover is the one who, with a slight caress on his hair, a simple smile or even a look lost in the wave, makes you capsizes with happiness.
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I don't want to be rich. I want to be wonderful.
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A career is fantastic, but you can't snuggle up against it at night when you're cold.
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I feel the life coming closer when all I want to do is die.
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I can't get used to the fact that he loves me and I keep expecting him to stop loving me and hope that it will never happen - but I keep telling myself: who knows?
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Before marriage, a woman must make love to a man to hold him back. After the wedding, she has to hold him back to make love to him.
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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.
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Having your heart is the only perfectly happy thing I'm proud of.
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Men are all the same.
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Only their faces are different so that they can be distinguished.
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I think I've always been deeply frightened at the thought of being someone's wife because I've learned from life that you can't love the other, ever, really.
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Women have two terrible weapons at their disposal: make-up and tears. Fortunately for men, they can't use it at the same time.
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I don't care about living in a world of men if I can be a woman.
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The dogs never bit me. Only men have done it.
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I know I'll never be happy, but I can be happy!
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I had read somewhere that men become more attached to you when they are no longer so sure that you belong to them without reservation.
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Without warning, love came upon me, enveloped me, lifted me up in the air, straightened me out and I looked at the world with a fresh eye, as if I had just been born.
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Maybe someone will read this? I don't think so.
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Somehow, it makes me happy to be late. I'm expected. They can't wait to see me. It reminds me of all those years when people didn't care if I was there or not.
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I don't like the idea of being a symbol, but if I have to be the symbol of something, I prefer it to be sex.
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Yes, there was something special about me. I was the kind of girl you find dead in a crappy room with an empty bottle of sleeping pills in your hand.
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Men who believe that a woman will love them less because her heart has already beaten a lot before them are usually weak or stupid.
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My feelings can't develop in words.
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I always thought I was nobody. And the only way for me to become someone... well, it's to be someone else.
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When he came into my room and took me in his arms, all my troubles were gone. I immediately forgot Norma Jean and stopped seeing things through her eyes. I even forgot that I was not photogenic. I had the impression that I was getting a new look, I was no longer an actress looking for a world with shimmering colours. All the glory, the beauty, all the genius I had dreamed of were united in me. When he said "I love you" to me, I felt more fulfilled than if a thousand critics had crowned me a great star by singing my praises.
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The fame will pass and I'll say goodbye to him. But at least I would have known her. If she disappeared, I would always have known she was fickle. It was an experience, but it's not all that makes up my life.
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I think it's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
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It's always delicious when it starts, always exciting. But it always ends in sadness.
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I felt like I was rushing to the edge of a roof to throw myself into the void. Each time I stopped just before jumping, turned to him, begged him to hold me back. It's terribly hard to make a decision that tears your heart out, especially if it's a new heart that won't survive, it's thought, the first injury.
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It is especially when they cheat on their wives that men are perfect lovers.
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Jealousy? It's like salt on a steak. We must not exaggerate but it is essential...
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A kiss is a delicacy that does not make you fat.
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It was Sunday that loneliness weighed the most on me. On Sundays you can't look for work or hang out in the shops. All we can do is walk like we're going somewhere.
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Only a few fragments of us will one day touch fragments of others. Someone's truth is really just that, someone's truth. We can only share the acceptable fragment to know it from the other. So we are almost always alone.
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As is also obviously the case in nature - at best perhaps our understanding could discover someone else's solitude.
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I'm so glad you were born and that I'm living at the same time as you.
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What I need most in the world is to love and be loved.
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You can't force yourself to love any more than you can force yourself to glide through the air.
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Men are always willing to respect someone who bothers them. And if most married women, even pretty ones, look so sinister, it's because they're too respected.
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Everyone's childhood is played over all the time. No wonder no one knows the other or can fully understand him. I don't know if I come to this conclusion and drop everything - or if for the first time perhaps I'm connected with reality -
how do we know the suffering of the young years of the other, not to mention all that he carries with him, since at best a wide margin of manoeuvre is necessary for the other and yet how unhealthy it is to bear it.
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I think the best thing is to love bravely and accept - as much as you can bear it.
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A successful career is a wonderful thing, but you can't curl up against it at night when you're cold in winter.
Sometimes a man ends up feeling guilty and gets angry if he is loved too much.
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I realized that just as I had to fight to make films and become an actress, I would now have to fight to get the right to be myself and use my talents. If I didn't defend myself, I would become a good commodity to be sold in movie windows.
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Women who seek to be equal to men lack ambition.
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I don't understand why people aren't a little more generous with each other.
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No one had ever offered him such a luxurious item before.
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- But you didn't have it engraved, he noticed. From Marilyn to.... With all my love. Or something like that.
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My heart almost stopped beating.
- I wanted to have it engraved, I replied. And then I changed my mind.
- Why? he asked, looking at me with great tenderness.
- Because one day you'll leave me, and you'll love another girl. And you couldn't wear my gift if it had my name on it. That way, you'll always use it as if you bought it yourself.
In general, when a woman confides in her lover in this way, she expects him to protest, calm her fears, swear loyalty. That was not my case. That night, in my bed, I cried for a long time with hot tears.
A love without hope is a crucifying feeling.
It took me two years to pay the jeweller the full five hundred dollars. When I finally gave him the last payment of twenty dollars, my lover was married to another woman.
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I will tell him that honour and kindness meet in the world, certainly, just as diamonds and radium do.
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But something was preventing me from returning to Norma Jean's world. It was neither ambition nor the desire to become rich or famous. I didn't feel in my heart a talent that was just waiting to blossom. I didn't even think I was beautiful or particularly attractive. But there was a kind of madness in me that wouldn't give in. She kept harassing me, not in the form of words but of colours, - purple and gold, bright white, green and blue... The colours I dreamed of in my childhood when I tried to escape the dull and unloved world in which Norma Jean, the little orphan slave, lived.
I was still running away from that world, but it continued to surround me.
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"Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring."
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I don't know who I am, but I'm the blonde.
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I never meant to be mean to anyone, but you can't afford to be too nice to the people who work with you. Otherwise, they'd trample you to death!
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I don't care about living in a world of men if I can be a woman.
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" - I now understand the problems you may have, Marilyn. You actually emit sexual vibrations - no matter what you are doing or thinking. The whole world has already reacted to these vibrations. They are transmitted by the cinema screens when you appear on them. And your big bosses are only interested in your sexual vibrations. They are enough to bring them a fortune. That's why they refuse to consider you an actress. All they want is to take advantage of the sexual stimulant you represent. Their motives and plans are very clear."
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A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.

 

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Hollywood is a place where they will pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents (cents) for your soul....
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I like jokes, but I don't want to be one.

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The boys began to court me as if I had been the only creature of my sex in the whole area. (...) I wish I had wanted something as much as they did. I didn't want anything. They might as well have courted a log.
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The more I think about it, the more I realize that there is no answer: life must be lived.
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I have a big head, you know. Of course, there's nothing in it, but it's still big...

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The truth is that despite my lipstick, mascara and early curves, I was as sensual as a fossil.

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I have been trying all winter to imagine spring - it is here and I still feel desperate.

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suffers from nostalgia when he looks at someone else as a dissatisfaction felt since the day of his birth

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And I, my relentless distress at the suffering of his nostalgia - when he looks at another and loves her as a dissatisfaction felt since the day she was born, we have to endure her even more sadly because I cannot feel any joy

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Like I never have to do it again.

talk move
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let go
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the right voltage
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I give the impression of having a superstructure, but no base

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I think I've always been deeply frightened at the thought of being someone's wife because I've learned from life that you can't love the other, ever, really.

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"Have always admired men who had lots of women. It must be so when you are the child of an unsatisfied woman. Monogamy is a hollow idea."

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It is better to be unhappy alone than with someone.

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We are all stars. All you have to do is learn to shine

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It is the mouth that makes me saddest, near my almost dead eyes. There is a dark line between my lips like the contours of many waves raised by a violent storm - who says doesn't kiss me, doesn't make me look stupid, I'm a dancer who can't dance.
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Sometimes I wonder what the night time is for. It hardly exists for me - everything seems like a long, endless, horrible day.

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How quickly the months go by... and the calendars!

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Oh, how I wish I was

Dead - absolutely non-existent -
Away from here - from
Everywhere but how would I do it
There are always bridges - the Brooklyn Bridge
But I like this bridge (from there everything is so beautiful and the air is so pure) when you walk on it it seems peaceful even with all these cars going like crazy down there. So it would have to be another bridge - a ugly bridge with no view - except that I like each bridge in particular - there is something in them and besides I have never seen an ugly bridge.
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And since alcohol is socially accepted and even encouraged to drink it.

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Don't talk about me when I'm not around.
You're an old charmer.
Body and soul?
Today's regrets
The easy life
Away from the boy I love
As long as we're young
I know where I'm going and who's coming with me?
I cried for you
Do something about it
The gentleman is a drug
I'll never be the same
It is amusing
Too wonderful to say it.
Don't worry about me.
What's to be said for that?
No, not for me. Not for me.
Easy to love
Have you ever been alone
I got you under my skin
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I guess I have always been deeply terrified to really be someone's wife

since I know from life
one cannot love another,
ever, really.
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Being a failure in Hollywood is as painful as starving to death in front of a feast. (...) Alone in my room, I kept complaining. I was going to look for a job as a waitress or a secretary. I wasn't afraid of any work.
But something was preventing me from returning to the bleak and unloved world of Norma Jean, the little orphan slave.
I was still running away from that world, but it continued to surround me.
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I see myself in the ice now, with my eyebrow in battle - if I get very close I will see what I don't want to see - the tension, the sadness, the disappointment, my dull eyes, my reddened cheeks not small vessels that look like rivers on a map - the hair that falls like snakes. It is the mouth that makes me saddest, near my almost dead eyes. There is a dark line between my lips like the contours of many waves raised by a violent storm - who says doesn't kiss me, doesn't make me look stupid, I'm a dancer who can't dance.

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A career is fabulous, except you can't wrap yourself in it when it's cold at night.
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But something was preventing me from returning to Norma Jean's world. It was neither ambition nor the desire to become rich or famous. I didn't feel in my heart a talent that was just waiting to blossom. I didn't even think I was beautiful or particularly attractive. But there was a kind of madness in me that wouldn't give in. She kept harassing me, not in the form of words but of colours, - purple and gold, bright white, green and blue... The colours I dreamed of in my childhood when I tried to escape the dull and unloved world in which Norma Jean, the little orphan slave, lived.
I was still running away from that world, but it continued to surround me.
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I always thought I was nobody. And the only way for me to become someone... well, it's to be someone else!
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I belong only to the public and the world. Not because I'm talented or pretty, but because I've never belonged to anyone.
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Only parts of us will ever touch parts of others- one's own truth is just that really-ONE'S own truth. We can only share the part that IS within another's knowing acceptable, so one is for most part ALONE.

I've seen a lot of young lonely sailors who seemed too young to be so sad.
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I am of both of your directions
Somehow remaining, hanging, downward
the most
But strong as a cobweb in the wind -
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Life
I'm your two directions.
Remaining although poorly suspended downwards
more often than not
but strong as a spider's web in the wind