marilyn monroe 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.
tags: time mistakes hell control
— Marilyn Monroe
Sometimes things fall apart so that better things can fall together
— Marilyn Monroe
If I'd observed all the rules I'd never have got anywhere.
tags: rules
— Marilyn Monroe
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
tags: women living world mind
— Marilyn Monroe
It's not true that I had nothing on. I had the radio on.
tags: true
— Marilyn Monroe
She was a girl who knew how to be happy even when she was sad. And that's important-you know
tags: sad girls
— Marilyn Monroe
It's far better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone - so far.
tags: alone
— Marilyn Monroe
If you can make a woman laugh, you can make her do anything.
tags: women
— Marilyn Monroe
I learned to walk as a baby and I haven't had a lesson since.
tags: lessons
— Marilyn Monroe
I've been on a calendar, but never on time.
tags: time
— Marilyn Monroe
I'm not interested in money, I just want to be wonderful.
tags: money
— Marilyn Monroe
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.
tags: people
— Marilyn Monroe
Sex is part of nature. I go along with nature.
tags: nature sex
— Marilyn Monroe
A girl doesn't need anyone who doesn't need her
tags: girls
— Marilyn Monroe
A sex symbol becomes a thing. I hate being a thing.
tags: hate sex
— Marilyn Monroe
Your clothes should be tight enough to show you're a woman but loose enough to show you're a lady
tags: women
— Marilyn Monroe
How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself.
tags: men women world wrong
— Marilyn Monroe
Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.
tags: world girls right
— Marilyn Monroe
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.
tags: beauty madness genius
— Marilyn Monroe
I was honoured when they asked me to appear at the president's birthday rally in Madison Square Garden. There was like a hush over the whole place when I came on to sing 'Happy Birthday,' like if I had been wearing a slip, I would have thought it was showing or something. I thought, 'Oh, my gosh, what if no sound comes out!'
tags: thoughts garden
— Marilyn Monroe
My dinners at home are startlingly simple. Every night, I stop at the market near my hotel and pick up a steak, lamb chops or some liver, which I broil in the electric oven in my room. I usually eat four or five raw carrots with my meat, and that is all. I must be part rabbit; I never get bored with raw carrots.
tags: night
— Marilyn Monroe
Sometimes, wearing a scarf and a polo coat and no makeup and with a certain attitude of walking, I go shopping or just look at people living. But then, you know, there will be a few teenagers who are kind of sharp, and they'll say, 'Hey, just a minute. You know who I think that is?' And they'll start tailing me. And I don't mind.
tags: people living attitude teenager mind
— Marilyn Monroe
I have never cared especially for outdoor sports and have no desire to excel at tennis, swimming, or golf. I'll leave those things to the men.
tags: desires men golf
— Marilyn Monroe
When I was five, I think, that's when I started wanting to be an actress. I loved to play. I didn't like the world around me because it was kind of grim, but I loved to play house. It was like you could make your own boundaries.
tags: world
— Marilyn Monroe
If I close my eyes and think of Hollywood, all I see is one big varicose vein.
tags: eyes
— Marilyn Monroe
A wise girl knows her limits, a smart girl knows that she has none.
tags: smart girls wise
— Marilyn Monroe
Sometimes good things fall apart so better things could fall together.
— Marilyn Monroe
Maybe I'll never be able to do what I hope to, but at least I have hope.
tags: hope
— Marilyn Monroe
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.
tags: care
— 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.
tags: strong
— Marilyn Monroe
A smart girl is one who knows how to play tennis, golf, piano - and dumb.
tags: smart girls golf
— Marilyn Monroe
A girl does not need anyone who does not need her.
tags: girls
— Marilyn Monroe
Promises are worse than lies. You don't just make them believe, you also make them hope.
tags: believe lies hope
— Marilyn Monroe
Always remember to smile and look up at what you got in life.
tags: smile
— Marilyn Monroe
I want to grow old without facelifts. I want to have the courage to be loyal to the face I have made.
tags: courage
— Marilyn Monroe
I've never fooled anyone. I've let people fool themselves. They didn't bother to find out who and what I was. Instead they would invent a character for me. I wouldn't argue with them. They were obviously loving somebody I wasn't.
tags: character people loving fools invent
— Marilyn Monroe
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
tags: believe girls wise kiss
— Marilyn Monroe
The sky is not the limit. Your mind is
tags: sky mind
— Marilyn Monroe
I don't forgive people because I'm weak, I forgive them because I am strong enough to know people make mistakes.
tags: people mistakes strong
— Marilyn Monroe
To all the girls that think you're fat because you're not a size zero, you're the beautiful one, its society who's ugly.
tags: society beautiful girls
— Marilyn Monroe