Marilyn Monroe Quotes

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

By: Marilyn Monroe

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

By: Marilyn Monroe

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

By: Marilyn Monroe

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... view

By: Marilyn Monroe

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... view

By: Marilyn Monroe

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

By: Marilyn Monroe

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

By: Marilyn Monroe

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

By: Marilyn Monroe

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... view

By: Marilyn Monroe

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... view

By: Marilyn Monroe

I am not interested in money. I just want to be wonderful... view

By: Marilyn Monroe

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

By: Marilyn Monroe

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

By: Marilyn Monroe

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... view

By: Marilyn Monroe

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

By: Marilyn Monroe

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

By: Marilyn Monroe

I restore myself when I'm alone... view

By: Marilyn Monroe

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

By: Marilyn Monroe

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

By: Marilyn Monroe

I've never dropped anyone I believed in... view

By: Marilyn Monroe

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

By: Marilyn Monroe

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

By: Marilyn Monroe

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

By: Marilyn Monroe

It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone - so far... view

By: Marilyn Monroe

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

By: Marilyn Monroe

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

By: Marilyn Monroe

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... view

By: Marilyn Monroe

Men are so willing to respect anything that bores them... view

By: Marilyn Monroe

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

By: Marilyn Monroe

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

By: Marilyn Monroe

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... view

By: Marilyn Monroe

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

By: Marilyn Monroe

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

By: Marilyn Monroe

Dogs never bite me. Just humans... view

By: Marilyn Monroe

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

By: Marilyn Monroe

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

By: Marilyn Monroe

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

By: Marilyn Monroe

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... view

By: Marilyn Monroe

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... view

By: Marilyn Monroe

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

By: Marilyn Monroe

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... view

By: Marilyn Monroe

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... view

By: Marilyn Monroe