50 Marilyn Monroe Quotes from the 60s Beauty Bombshell

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

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

“I just want to be wonderful.”
― Marilyn Monroe

“It’s all make believe, isn’t it?”
― Marilyn Monroe

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

“I’ve been on a calendar, but never on time.”
― Marilyn Monroe

“I learned to walk as a baby and I haven’t had a lesson since.”
― Marilyn Monroe

“When you’re young and healthy you can plan on Monday to commit suicide, and by Wednesday you’re laughing again.”
― Marilyn Monroe

“I could never pretend something I didn’t feel. I could never make love if I didn’t love, and if I loved I could no more hide the fact than change the color of my eyes.”
― Marilyn Monroe

“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

“Men are always ready to respect anything that bores them.”
― Marilyn Monroe

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

“You might as well make yourself fly as to make yourself love.”
― Marilyn Monroe

“Trying to build myself up with the fact that I have done things right that were even good and have had moments that were excellent but the bad is heavier to carry around and feel have no confidence.”
― Marilyn Monroe

“try to enjoy myself when I can – I’ll be miserable enough as it is.”
― Marilyn Monroe

“There are always two sides to every story.”
― Marilyn Monroe

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

“I’m pretty, but I’m not beautiful. I sin but I’m not the devil. I’m good, but I’m not an angel”
― Marilyn Monroe

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

“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

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

“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

“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

“When you’re young and healthy you can plan on Monday to commit suicide, and by Wednesday you’re laughing again.” ― Marilyn Monroe

“Dreaming about being an actress, is more exciting then being one?” ― Marilyn Monroe

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

“I live to succeed, not to please you or anyone else.” ― Marilyn Monroe

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

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

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

“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.” ― Marilyn Monroe

“A friend tells you what you want to hear; a best friend tells you the truth.” ― Marilyn Monroe

“I don’t look at myself as a commodity, but I’m sure a lot of people have.” ― Marilyn Monroe

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

“I learned to walk as a baby and I haven’t had a lesson since.” ― Marilyn Monroe

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

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

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

“We are all stars but we must learn how to shine.” ― Marilyn Monroe

“If I am a star, the people made me a star.” ― Marilyn Monroe

“Men who think that a woman’s past love affairs lessen her love for them are usually stupid and weak.” ― Marilyn Monroe

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

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

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

“I’m pretty but not beautiful. I sin but I’m not the devil. I’m good but I’m not an angel.” ― Marilyn Monroe

“Always be yourself. Retain individuality; listen to the truest part of yourself.” ― Marilyn Monroe

“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

“I am not a victim of emotional conflicts. I am human.” ― Marilyn Monroe