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

    Famous Marilyn Monroe Quotes
    Famous Marilyn Monroe Quotes
  3. “Dogs never bite me. Just humans.” — Marilyn Monroe 
  4. “A girl doesn’t need anyone who doesn’t need her.”  Marilyn Monroe                                                                                                                                                                               

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

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    Marilyn Monroe Quotes Wallpaper
  6. “I live to succeed, not to please you or anyone else.” — Marilyn Monroe
  7. “We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle.” — Marilyn Monroe                                                                                                                                                               

    Real Marilyn Monroe Quotes
    Real Marilyn Monroe Quotes
  8. “I am not a victim of emotional conflicts. I am human.” — Marilyn Monroe
  9. “I don’t stop when I’m tired. I only stop when I’m done.” — Marilyn Monroe                                                                                                                                    

    Marilyn Monroe Photos and Quotes
    Marilyn Monroe Photos and Quotes
  10. “Ever notice how ‘What the hell’ is always the right answer?” — Marilyn Monroe
  11. “A girl should be like a butterfly. Pretty to see, hard to catch.” — Marilyn Monroe
  12. “If you can make a woman laugh, you can make her do anything.” — Marilyn Monroe
  13. “I said pour yourself a drink, put on some lipstick, and pull yourself together.” — Marilyn Monroe
  14. “A wise girl knows her limits, a smart girl knows that she has none.” — Marilyn Monroe                                                                                                               

    Top Marilyn Monroe Quotes
    Top Marilyn Monroe Quotes
  15. “Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” — Marilyn Monroe                                                                                                                       

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

    Marilyn Monroe Sayingn Inspirational
    Marilyn Monroe Sayingn Inspirational
  18. “Be real, be yourself, be unique, be true, be honest, be humble, be happy…” — Marilyn Monroe
  19. “The truth is, I’ve never fooled anyone. I’ve let men sometimes fool themselves.” — Marilyn Monroe
  20. “Fame is like caviar, you know – it’s good to have caviar but not when you have it at every meal.” — Marilyn Monroe
  21. “I’d like to show that I can get publicity without using my ass or getting fired from a picture.” — Marilyn Monroe
  22. “Creativity has got to start with humanity and when you’re a human being, you feel, you suffer.” — Marilyn Monroe
  23. “Hollywood is a place where they’ll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul.” — Marilyn Monroe
  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.” — Marilyn Monroe
  25. “Cutting negative people from my life does not mean I hate them, it simply means I respect me.” — Marilyn Monroe
  26. “I don’t forgive people because I’m weak, I forgive them because I am strong enough to know people make mistakes.” — Marilyn Monroe
  27. “When you’re young and healthy you can plan on Monday to commit suicide, and by Wednesday you’re laughing again.” — Marilyn Monroe
  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.” — Marilyn Monroe
  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.” — Marilyn Monroe
  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.” — Marilyn Monroe
  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.” — Marilyn Monroe

Strong Woman Marilyn Monroe Quotes

  1. “I’m very definitely a woman and I enjoy it.” — Marilyn Monroe
  2. “A woman knows by intuition, or instinct, what is best for herself.” — Marilyn Monroe
  3. “I don’t mind living in a man’s world as long as I can be a woman in it.” — Marilyn Monroe
  4. “Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.” — Marilyn Monroe
  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.” — Marilyn Monroe
  6. “Your clothes should be tight enough to show you’re a woman but loose enough to show you’re a lady.” — Marilyn Monroe
  7. “Men who think that a woman’s past love affairs lessen her love for them are usually stupid and weak.” — Marilyn Monroe
  8. “How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself.” — Marilyn Monroe
  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.” — Marilyn Monroe
  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

Marilyn Monroe Quotes About Beauty

  1. “If I am a star, the people made me a star.” — Marilyn Monroe
  2. “We are all stars but we must learn how to shine.” — Marilyn Monroe
  3. “I don’t want to make money. I just want to be wonderful.” — Marilyn Monroe
  4. “There isn’t anybody that looks like me without clothes on.” — Marilyn Monroe
  5. “Dreaming about being an actress, is more exciting then being one.” — Marilyn Monroe
  6. “I don’t know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!” — Marilyn Monroe
  7. “Sweetie, if you’re going to be two-faced, at least make one of them pretty.” — Marilyn Monroe
  8. “Always be yourself. Retain individuality; listen to the truest part of yourself.” — Marilyn Monroe
  9. “Keep smiling because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.” — Marilyn Monroe                                                                        

    Popular Marilyn Monroe Quotes
    Popular Marilyn Monroe Quotes
  10. “I dress for men. A woman looks at your clothes critically. A man appreciates them.” — Marilyn Monroe
  11. “Always, always, always believe in yourself. Because if you don’t then who will, sweetie?” — Marilyn Monroe
  12. “It’s nice to be included in people’s fantasies but you also like to be accepted for your own sake.” — Marilyn Monroe
  13. “I don’t mind being burdened with being glamorous and sexual. But what goes with it can be a burden.” — Marilyn Monroe
  14. “Boys think girls are like books, If the cover doesn’t catch their eye they won’t bother to read what’s inside.” — Marilyn Monroe
  15. “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” — Marilyn Monroe
  16. “The way you carry yourself is influenced by the way you feel inside. You must feel attractive to be attractive.” — Marilyn Monroe
  17. “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.” — Marilyn Monroe
  18. “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.” — Marilyn Monroe

Inspirational Marilyn Monroe Quotes About Love

  1. “They will only care when you’re gone.” — Marilyn Monroe
  2. “I don’t need a king I’m already the queen.” — Marilyn Monroe
  3. “If you can’t handle me at my worst you don’t deserve me at my best.” — Marilyn Monroe
  4. “I think that love and work are the only things that really happen to us.” — Marilyn Monroe
  5. “It’s far better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone – so far.” — Marilyn Monroe
  6. “It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.” — Marilyn Monroe
  7. “All a girl really wants is for one guy to prove to her that they are not all the same.” — Marilyn Monroe
  8. “I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent.” — Marilyn Monroe
  9. “I want to grow old without facelifts. I want to have the courage to be loyal to the face I have made.” — Marilyn Monroe
  10. “You better believe when the conversation is getting shorter with you… it’s getting longer with someone else.” — Marilyn Monroe
  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.” — Marilyn Monroe
  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.” — Marilyn Monroe
  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.” — Marilyn Monroe
  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.” — Marilyn Monroe
  15. “Never get too attached to someone, because attachments lead to expectations and expectations lead to disappointments.” — Marilyn Monroe
  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.” — Marilyn Monroe

Classy Marilyn Monroe Quotes About Life

  1. “I restore myself when I’m alone.” — Marilyn Monroe
  2. “We should all start to live before we get too old.” — Marilyn Monroe
  3. “I’ve spent most of my life running away from myself.” — Marilyn Monroe
  4. “I am trying to find myself. Sometimes that’s not easy.” — Marilyn Monroe
  5. “Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.” — Marilyn Monroe
  6. “The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.” — Marilyn Monroe
  7. “I learned to walk as a baby and I haven’t had a lesson since.” — Marilyn Monroe
  8. “I don’t mind making jokes, but I don’t want to look like one.” — Marilyn Monroe
  9. “Always remember to smile and look up at what you got in life.” — Marilyn Monroe
  10. “I don’t look at myself as a commodity, but I’m sure a lot of people have.” — Marilyn Monroe 
  11. “Just because you fail once doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything.” — Marilyn Monroe
  12. “A friend tells you what you want to hear; a best friend tells you the truth.” — Marilyn Monroe
  13. “She was a girl who knew how to be happy even when she was sad. And that’s important.” — Marilyn Monroe
  14. “I want to do the best that I can do in that moment, when the camera starts, until it stops.” — Marilyn Monroe
  15. “For those who are poor in happiness, each time is a first time; happiness never becomes a habit.” — Marilyn Monroe
  16. “Millions of people live their entire lives without finding themselves. But it is something I must do.” —  Marilyn Monroe
  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.” — Marilyn Monroe
  18. “I think there’s two things in human beings… that they want to be alone, but they also want to be together.” — Marilyn Monroe
  19. “Frankly, I’ve never considered my own figure so exceptional; until quite recently, I seldom gave it any thought at all.” — Marilyn Monroe
  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.” — Marilyn Monroe
  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.” — Marilyn Monroe
  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.” — Marilyn Monroe
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