Marilyn Monroe Quotes

Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 5, 1962) was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s.

 Collection of  Marilyn Monroe Quotes:

It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone - so far.
Dogs never bite me. Just humans.

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.

I don't mind living in a man's world as long as I can be a woman in it.

I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot.

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

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

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.

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

No one ever told me I was pretty when I was a little girl. All little girls should be told they're pretty, even if they aren't.

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

I restore myself when I'm alone.

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

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.

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

I am invariably late for appointments - sometimes as much as two hours. I've tried to change my ways but the things that make me late are too strong, and too pleasing.

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

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

I've never dropped anyone I believed in.

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

Being a sex symbol is a heavy load to carry, especially when one is tired, hurt and bewildered.

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

Men are so willing to respect anything that bores them.

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.

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

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.

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

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

The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.

There was my name up in lights. I said, 'God, somebody's made a mistake.' But there it was, in lights. And I sat there and said, 'Remember, you're not a star.' Yet there it was up in lights.

Fame will go by and, 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 experience, but that's not where I live.

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

It's all make believe, isn't it?

An actress is not a machine, but they treat you like a machine. A money machine.

 I've been on a calendar, but I've never been on time.

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

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

The thing I want more than anything else? I want to have children. I used to feel for every child I had, I would adopt another.

 Dreaming about being an actress, is more exciting then being one.

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

My work is the only ground I've ever had to stand on. I seem to have a whole superstructure with no foundation but I'm working on the foundation.

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