80 Best Marilyn Monroe Quotes on Love, Beauty and Life

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These famous quotes by Marilyn Monroe are on life, love, success, beauty, happiness, work, dreams, fame, and more.

Famous Marilyn Monroe Quotes

  1. “I defy gravity.”

  2. “Fear is stupid, so are regrets.”                                                                                                                                       
    Famous Marilyn Monroe Quotes
    Famous Marilyn Monroe Quotes

  3. “Dogs never bite me. Just humans.”

  4. “A girl doesn’t need anyone who doesn’t need her.”                                                                                                                                                                                         
    Marilyn Monroe Picture Quotes
    Marilyn Monroe Picture Quotes

  5. “If I’d observed all the rules, I’d never got anywhere.”                                                                                                                                                                                     
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    Marilyn Monroe Quotes Wallpaper

  6. “I live to succeed, not to please you or anyone else.”

  7. “We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle.”                                                                                                                                                                     

    Real Marilyn Monroe Quotes
    Real Marilyn Monroe Quotes

  8. “I am not a victim of emotional conflicts. I am human.”

  9. “I don’t stop when I’m tired. I only stop when I’m done.”                                                                                                                                     
    Marilyn Monroe Photos and Quotes
    Marilyn Monroe Photos and Quotes

  10. “Ever notice how ‘What the hell’ is always the right answer?”

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

  12. “If you can make a woman laugh, you can make her do anything.”

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

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

  15. “Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.”                                                                                                                       
    marilyn monroe quote good things fall apart
    marilyn monroe quote good things fall apart

  16. “You believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself.”

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

  18. “Be real, be yourself, be unique, be true, be honest, be humble, be happy…”

  19. “The truth is, I’ve never fooled anyone. I’ve let men sometimes fool themselves.”

  20. “Cutting negative people from my life does not mean I hate them, it simply means I respect me.”

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

  22. “Fame is like caviar, you know – it’s good to have caviar but not when you have it at every meal.”

  23. “I’d like to show that I can get publicity without using my ass or getting fired from a picture.”

  24. “One of the best things that ever happened to me is that I’m a woman. That is the way all females should feel.”

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

  26. “I don’t forgive people because I’m weak, I forgive them because I am strong enough to know people make mistakes.”

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

  28. “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.”

  29. “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.”

  30. “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.”

  31. 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.”

Strong Woman Marilyn Monroe Quotes

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

  2. “A woman knows by intuition, or instinct, what is best for herself.”

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

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

  5. “If there is only one thing in my life that I am proud of, it’s that I’ve never been a kept woman.”

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

  7. “Men who think that a woman’s past love affairs lessen her love for them are usually stupid and weak.”

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

  9. “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.”

  10. “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 Quotes About Beauty

  1. “If I am a star, the people made me a star.”

  2. “We are all stars but we must learn how to shine.”

  3. “I don’t want to make money. I just want to be wonderful.”

  4. “There isn’t anybody that looks like me without clothes on.”

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

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

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

  8. “Always be yourself. Retain individuality; listen to the truest part of yourself.”

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

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

  11. “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.”

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

  13. “It’s nice to be included in people’s fantasies but you also like to be accepted for your own sake.”

  14. “I don’t mind being burdened with being glamorous and sexual. But what goes with it can be a burden.”

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

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

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

  18. “To all the girls that think you’re fat – because you’re not a size zero you’re the beautiful one. It’s society who’s ugly.”

Inspirational Marilyn Monroe Quotes About Love

  1. “They will only care when you’re gone.”

  2. “I don’t need a king I’m already the queen.”

  3. “If you can’t handle me at my worst you don’t deserve me at my best.”

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

  5. “It’s far better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone – so far.”

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

  7. “All a girl really wants is for one guy to prove to her that they are not all the same.”

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

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

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

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

  12. “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.”

  13. “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.”

  14. “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.”

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

  16. “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.”

Classy Marilyn Monroe Quotes About Life

  1. “I restore myself when I’m alone.”

  2. “I am trying to find myself. Sometimes that’s not easy.”

  3. “We should all start to live before we get too old.”

  4. “I’ve spent most of my life running away from myself.”

  5. “Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  15. “Millions of people live their entire lives without finding themselves. But it is something I must do.”

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

  17. “First, I’m trying to prove to myself that I’m a person. Then maybe I’ll convince myself that I’m an actress.”

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

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

  20. “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.”

  21. “I’m selfish, impatient, and insecure. I make mistakes. I am out of control and at times, hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you don’t deserve me at my best.”

  22. “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. Girls will be your friends – they’ll act like it anyway. But just remember, some come, some go. The ones that stay with you through everything – they’re your true best friends. Don’t let go of them.”

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