Marilyn Monroe Quotes about Life, Love and Success

Marilyn Monroe Quotes

Marilyn Monroe was an American actress, model, and singer, and one of the most famous and beautiful actresses of all time.

She was Born as Norma Jeane Mortenson on June 1, 1926, in Los Angeles, California, and spent her youth in foster homes. Yet, despite her difficult childhood, she rose to be a famous star, one of the most known actresses in the world.

Marilyn had a modeling career and starred in numerous films. Some of her most famous films are ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’, ‘The Seven Year Itch’, and ‘How to Marry a Millionaire’.

Monroe died in 1962, apparently from drug overdose at the young age of 36.

The Marilyn Monroe quotes you will find here, open a window into her life and what she thought about herself. You will find in these quotes what she thoughts about life, love, success and glamour.

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Marilyn Monroe Quotes

Selected Marilyn Monroe quotes that give insight into her life and her mind.

“I never wanted to be Marilyn – it just happened. Marilyn’s like a veil I wear over Norma Jeane.

“Hollywood is a place where they’ll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul.”

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

“I don’t want to make money. I just want to be wonderful.”

“I always felt insecure and in the way, but most of all I felt scared. I guess I wanted love more than anything else in the world.”

“Success makes so many people hate you. I wish it wasn’t that way. It would be wonderful to enjoy success without seeing envy in the eyes of those around you.”

“This life is what you make it. No matter what, you’re going to mess up sometimes, it’s a universal truth. But the good part is you get to decide how you’re going to mess it up.”

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“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.”

“Sometimes I feel my whole life has been one big rejection.”

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

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

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

“A smile is the best makeup a girl can wear.”

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

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

“A woman knows by intuition, or instinct, what is best for herself.”

“Designers want me to dress like Spring, in billowing things. I don’t feel like Spring. I feel like a warm red Autumn.”

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

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

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“Always believe in yourself, because if you don’t, then who will, sweetie? So keep your head high, keep your chin up, and most importantly, keep smiling, because life’s a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.”

“When it comes down to it. I let people think what they want. And if they care enough to bother with what I do, I already know I’m better than them.”

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

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

“This life is what you make it. No matter what, you’re going to mess up sometimes, it’s a universal truth. But the good part is you get to decide how you’re going to mess it up.”

“I am trying to find myself. Sometimes that’s not easy.”

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

“I’m selfish, impatient, and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I’m 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.”

“A smile is the best makeup a girl can wear.”

“A smart girl leaves before she is left.”

“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.”

“I Am not a victim Of emotional conflicts. I am human.”

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

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“Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.”

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

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

“The True Things Rarely Get Into Circulation. It’s Usually The False Things.”

“I think I’m a mixture of simplicity and complexes, but I’m beginning to understand myself now.”

“I restore myself when I’m alone.”

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

Marilyn Monroe Quotes about Acting

“Acting isn’t something you do. Instead of doing it, it occurs. If you’re going to start with logic, you might as well give up. You can have conscious preparation, but you have unconscious results.”

“This is supposed to be an art form, not just a manufacturing establishment. The sensitivity that helps me to act, you see, also makes me react. An actor is supposed to be a sensitive instrument.”

“A career is born in public – talent in privacy.”

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

“I finally made up my mind I wanted to be an actress and I was not going to let my lack of confidence ruin my chances.”

These were some of Marilyn Monroe quotes about life, love and success.

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