21 Famous Marilyn Monroe Quotes on Life, Inspiration & Happiness

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Marilyn Monroe was an American actress, model, and singer, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s. Marilyn was a passionate reader, owning four hundred books at the time of her death, and was often photographed with a book. She has often been cited as both a pop and a cultural icon as well as the quintessential symbol of inspiration.

“We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle.” – Marilyn Monroe


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


Marilyn Monroe GoodNGreat Quotes


“Dogs never bite me. Just humans.” – Marilyn Monroe


Marilyn Monroe GoodNGreat Quotes


“Sometimes things fall apart so that better things can fall together.” – Marilyn Monroe


Marilyn Monroe GoodNGreat Quotes


“I’m selfish, impatient and a little 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 sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.” – Marilyn Monroe


Marilyn Monroe GoodNGreat Quotes


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


Marilyn Monroe GoodNGreat Quotes


“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


Marilyn Monroe GoodNGreat Quotes


“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


Marilyn Monroe GoodNGreat Quotes


“We should all start to live before we get too old. Fear is stupid. So are regrets.” – Marilyn Monroe


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


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“I don’t want to make money, I just want to be wonderful.” – Marilyn Monroe


Marilyn Monroe GoodNGreat Quotes


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


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


Marilyn Monroe GoodNGreat Quotes


“I love to do the things the censors won’t pass.” – Marilyn Monroe


Marilyn Monroe GoodNGreat Quotes


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


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“A career is wonderful, but you can’t curl up with it on a cold night.” – Marilyn Monroe


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


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“Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.” – Marilyn Monroe


Marilyn Monroe GoodNGreat Quotes


“It’s better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.” – Marilyn Monroe


Marilyn Monroe GoodNGreat Quotes