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75 Greatest Marilyn Monroe Quotes On Happiness, Life And Loneliness

Marilyn Monroe Quotes

She was intensely caught between public and private. She always tried to escape from her high-profile celebrity status. She was always desperate to cure herself with her own words.

You will be deeply moved to read these 75 greatest Marilyn Monroe quotes on happiness, life and loneliness

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


2. “Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.” -Marilyn Monroe


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


4. “I restore myself when I’m alone.” -Marilyn Monroe

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5. “A smart girl leaves before she is left.” -Marilyn Monroe


6. “I am trying to find myself. Sometimes that’s not easy.” -Marilyn Monroe


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


8. “If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything.” -Marilyn Monroe


9. “Fear is stupid. So are regrets.” -Marilyn Monroe

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


11. “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.” -Marilyn Monroe


12. “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


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


14. “Sometimes I feel my life has been one big rejection” -Marilyn Monroe

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


16. “Sometimes you just have to throw on a crown and remind them who they’re dealing with.” -Marilyn Monroe


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


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


19. “Always remember to smile and look up at what you got in life.” -Marilyn Monroe


20. “I don’t mind making jokes, but I don’t want to look like one.” -Marilyn Monroe


21. “If you can make a woman laugh, you can make her do anything.” -Marilyn Monroe

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


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


24. “If I’d observed all the rules, I’d never have got anywhere.” -Marilyn Monroe


25. “Things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right.” -Marilyn Monroe


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


27. “Ever notice how ‘What the hell’ is always the right answer?” -Marilyn Monroe


28. “I wanted to be treated as a human being who had earned a few rights since her orphanage days.” -Marilyn Monroe


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


30. “A girl should be like a butterfly. Pretty to see, hard to catch.” -Marilyn Monroe

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31. “All a girl really wants from a guy is for him to prove to her that they are not all the same.” -Marilyn Monroe


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


33. “To all the girls who think you’re fat because you’re not a size zero. You’re the beautiful one. It’s society who’s ugly.” -Marilyn Monroe


34. “Who said nights were for sleep?” -Marilyn Monroe

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35. “Never get too attached to someone, because attachments lead to expectations and expectations lead to disappointments.” -Marilyn Monroe


36. “Your clothes should be tight enough to show you’re a woman, but loose enough to show you’re a lady.” -Marilyn Monroe


37. “The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.” -Marilyn Monroe

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


39. “A wise girl knows her limits, a smart girl knows that she has none.” -Marilyn Monroe


40. “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



41. “I think that love and work are the only things that really happen to us.” -Marilyn Monroe


42. “Dreaming about being an actress, is more exciting than being one.” -Marilyn Monroe


43. “Dogs never bite me. Just humans.” -Marilyn Monroe

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44. “I don’t need a king I’m already the queen.” -Marilyn Monroe


45. “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


46. “I don’t consider myself an intellectual. And this is not one of my aims. But I admire intellectual people.” -Marilyn Monroe


47. “It’s not true that I had nothing on. I had the radio on.” -Marilyn Monroe


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


49. “They will only care when you’re gone.” -Marilyn Monroe


50. “Respect is one of life’s greatest treasures. I mean, what does it all add up to if you don’t have that?” -Marilyn Monroe


51. “In spite of everything life is not without hope.” -Marilyn Monroe


52. “I’m one of the world’s most self-conscious people. I really have to struggle.” -Marilyn Monroe


53. “I don’t stop when I’m tired. I only stop when I’m done.” -Marilyn Monroe


54. “I’m very definitely a woman and I enjoy it. ” -Marilyn Monroe

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55. “She was a girl who knew how to be happy even when she was sad. And that’s important—you know.” -Marilyn Monroe


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


57. “The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.” -Marilyn Monroe


58. “You believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself.” -Marilyn Monroe


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


60. “A wise girl kisses but doesn’t love, listens but doesn’t believe, and leaves before she is left.” -Marilyn Monroe


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


62. “All little girls should be told they are pretty, even if they aren’t.” -Marilyn Monroe


63. “If you’re gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.” -Marilyn Monroe


64. “All we demanded was our right to twinkle.” -Marilyn Monroe


65. “I don’t mind living in a man’s world, as long as I can be a woman in it.” -Marilyn Monroe


66. “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


67. “It’s far better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone — so far.” -Marilyn Monroe


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


69. “You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.” -Marilyn Monroe


70. “I want to grow old without facelifts. I want to have the courage to be loyal to the face I have made.”  -Marilyn Monroe


71. “If I’d observed all the rules I’d never have got anywhere.” -Marilyn Monroe


72. “I just want to be wonderful.” -Marilyn Monroe


73. “It’s all make believe, isn’t it?” -Marilyn Monroe


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


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



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