25 Quotes by one of the most famous women of the twentieth century Marilyn Monroe

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

25 Quotes by one of the most famous women of the twentieth century Marilyn Monroe

On June 1 Marilyn Monroe would have turned 96, we remember her through her words on 25 quotes, some inspirational, some revealing of who she was, taken from interviews, films, and live statements.

By Ken Warren, 2018


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


I’m selfish, impatient, and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I’m out of control, and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.


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


Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.


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.


Sometimes things fall apart so that better things can fall together


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


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


Fear is stupid, so are regrets


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.


It’s not true that I had nothing on. I had the radio on.


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


Who said nights were for sleep?


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


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.


Hollywood is a place where they’ll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul. I know, because I turned down the first offer often enough and held out for the fifty cents.


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


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


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


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


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


A sex symbol becomes a thing. I hate being a thing.


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


It’s all make believe, isn’t it?


Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.

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