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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 p...
MARILYN MONROE
No one ever told me I was pretty when I was a little girl. All little girls should be told they'...
MARILYN MONROE
Hollywood didn't kill Marilyn Monroe, it's the Marilyn Monroes who are killing Hollywood.
BILLY WILDER
Madonna, Michael Jackson, Tina Turner, Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe - they were myths of greatness...
RITA ORA
From Marilyn Monroe to Madonna, that says it all.
GINA BROOKE
I am a princess. All girls are. Even if they live in tiny old attics. Even if they dress in rags, ev...
FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
The words I'm singing now Mean nothing more than meow to an animal
THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS
Marilyn Monroe? A vacuum with nipples
OTTO PREMINGER
I want to be the new Marilyn Monroe.
ANNA NICOLE SMITH
Hollywood didn't kill Marilyn Monroe, it's the Marilyn Monroes who are killing Hollywood.
BILLY WILDER
Marilyn Monroe? A vacuum with nipples
OTTO PREMINGER
He married Marilyn Monroe and that certainly didn't hurt his popularity at all.
DAVID HUNT
I walk fast. Keep moving. Always be a moving target. Marilyn Monroe taught me that.
LIZA MINNELLI
I'd kill myself if I was as fat as Marilyn Monroe.
ELIZABETH HURLEY
I just want to be wonderful.
MARILYN MONROE
By the way, Marilyn Monroe was a size 14.
ISSEY MIYAKE
The eyes of Stalin, the voice of Marilyn Monroe.
FRANCOIS MITTERAND
I want to grow old without facelifts. I want to have the courage to be loyal to the face I have made...
MARILYN MONROE
A l'intérieur de ce corps vivait l'âme d'une intellectuelle et poète dont personne n'avait le sou...
ANTONIO TABUCCHI
[If Ryan left an indelible mark on the game, it was his] 46 ... like calling Marilyn Monroe just ano...
DOUG PLANK
If the Soviet Union can give up the Brezhnev Doctrine for the Sinatra Doctrine, the United States ca...
CARLOS FUENTES
Marilyn Monroe and Vivienne Leigh are real icons of mine. In terms of visual culture, they are both ...
LILY COLE
They bring instant recognition to a campaign. Whether it's a print or a television one, when you sho...
MARK ROESLER
I was just thinking of James Dean and Marilyn Monroe and how young they were when they died. I would...
JOHN TRAVOLTA
What good is it being Marilyn Monroe? Why can't I just be an ordinary woman?
MARILYN MONROE
I'm kind of fixated with old Hollywood, like Marilyn Monroe.
EDY GANEM
Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.
BETTE MIDLER
Vampires should be pretty much like mean girls, all the time, only amazing at it. Flawless. They'...
CATHERYNNE M. VALENTE
I grew up on Bette Davis movies, and Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe.
CHARLIZE THERON
The difference between Marilyn Monroe and the early Pamela Anderson is not that great.
HUGH HEFNER
Even my mother told me: 'You are a handsome woman, but you're not pretty. Pretty girls don&#...
YOKO ONO
I've lived long enough to know that life doesn't always stick to the rules...The perfectly impossibl...
ELIZABETH WINDER
Women couldn’t identify with her and didn’t support her.
MOLLY HASKELL
Her searches after knowledge were arbitrary and without context. It was as if she were shining a sma...
GLORIA STEINEM
You can't pretend to be a Sharon Stone or a Marilyn Monroe. You really can't fake that.
CLAIRE BLOOM
Cops aren't really your friends, they are trying to be your friends but they are not....

DEYTH BANGER
There are really not many jobs that actually require a penis or a vagina, and all other occupations ...
GLORIA STEINEM
There are really not many jobs that actually require a penis or a vagina, and all other occupations ...
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To write a book about Mickey Mantle and not to show people who he really was doesn’t make any sens...
PETER GOLENBOCK
That's the way you feel when you're beaten inside. You don't feel angry at those who've beaten you. ...
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I love curvy women. Maybe because I'm not. I would love to be a Marilyn Monroe, but I'm very...
CARINE ROITFELD
A wise girl knows her limits, a smart girl knows that she has none.
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Diamonds are a girl's best friend.
JULE STYNE
That's the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty, even if they're not much to look ...
J.D. SALINGER
Monroe was the better team, and they should be. They've got a ton of seniors out there.
GARY WARMAN
Poets arent very usefulBecause they aren't consumeful or produceful..
OGDEN NASH
People, even independently minded people, do to an extent draw their impressions from what they are ...
NEIL KINNOCK
If I had a time machine, I'd visit Marilyn Monroe in her prime or drop in on Galileo as he turne...
STEPHEN HAWKING
I notice Jayne Mansfield and Marilyn Monroe get as much attention as Gina Lollobrigida and Sophia Lo...
CLEO MOORE
All pretty girls are a trap, a pretty trap, and men expect them to be.
TENNESSEE WILLIAMS
Directing Marilyn Monroe was like directing Lassie. You needed fourteen takes to get each one of the...
OTTO PREMINGER
I think goals should never be easy, they should force you to work, even if they are uncomfortable at...
MICHAEL PHELPS
I have never been a Marilyn Monroe wannabe. I have always been happy in my own skin!
MAMIE VAN DOREN
It's not as though a 17-year-old is going to know about Campbell's soup cans and Marilyn Monroe.
PETER SEALEY
When you're young and healthy you can plan on Monday to commit suicide, and by Wednesday you're laug...
MARILYN MONROE
The girls were saying they were still a little tired. I told them they still have one more game. The...
KYLE ELLINGSON
The working men, I'll go by and they'll whistle. At first they whistle because they think, &...
MARILYN MONROE
Marilyn Monroe wasn't even her real name, Charles Manson isn't his real name, and now, I'm taking th...
MARILYN MANSON
In many countries, they do not even keep track of how girls are doing in school, or if they are ther...
MALALA YOUSAFZAI
Our girls are pretty level headed. They know even though we have beaten them by double digits all th...
BRET TUETKEN
I’ve never been very keen on women who hang their sex round their neck like baubles. I think it sh...
ALFRED HITCHCOCK
Marilyn Monroe never sold a platinum album. And more people know my music than what I look like.
SHANIA TWAIN
If you let people into your life a little bit, they can be pretty damn amazing.
SHERMAN ALEXIE
Marilyn Monroe wasn't even her real name, Charles Manson isn't his real name, and now, I'm taking th...
MARILYN MANSON
try to enjoy myself when I can - I'll be miserable enough as it is.
MARILYN MONROE
I could never pretend something I didn't feel. I could never make love if I didn't love, and if I lo...
MARILYN MONROE
I wrote a novel called 'Blonde,' which is about Norma Jean Baker, who becomes Marilyn Monroe...
JOYCE CAROL OATES
I just feel a connection with Marilyn Monroe. I just love her. I just completely feel what she went ...
ANNA NICOLE SMITH
People who lusted after Marilyn Monroe had no idea she stuttered. It is the secret of her sexiness, ...
JAMES EARL JONES
As we go over time, personalities like Humphrey Bogart, Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, these personalit...
MARK ROESLER
Just because you fail once doesn't mean you're gonna fail at everything.
MARILYN MONROE
I wouldn't say no to becoming a Bond girl. Making it in Hollywood has been my dream ever since I...
LAURA HADDOCK
Little girls are like old cats. If they don't like you nothing on Earth will make them pretend to.
DAVID MITCHELL
Little girls are cute and small only to adults. To one another they are not cute. They are life-size...
MARGARET ATWOOD
Girls have always wanted to be pretty, even in Egyptian times. Cleopatra wore all that eyeliner, you...
RITA ORA
When I walk into a video arcade filled with 16- or 17-year-old boys, I may as well be Marilyn Monroe...
JENNIFER COOLIDGE
Nicole Kidman in particular seems to bring out the butt-kisser in the sassiest of hackettes, as they...
JULIE BURCHILL
They were all in pretty good shape. They were a little dehydrated, cold.
ARLEY FLAHERTY
Marilyn Monroe Productions was the first female-owned production company in Hollywood. She paved the...
MARIAH CAREY
The girls are responding. They are giving it their all.
SARA SCHOPPER
Young girls in particular aren't given a space to be messy and complicated and express themselve...
RACHEL KELLER
We're teaching young girls that this is what they should be focusing on: rich and famous girls w...
ELLEN POMPEO
The vice president did pretty much what the speaker does now. If they're that awesome, they should b...
SCOTT ALBERTS
If the rest of the children are boys and the middle child is a girl, then the experience may be diff...
ANNE DUBOIS
Ergo: girls should always make the first move, because (a) they are, on the whole, less likely to be...
JOHN GREEN
What would Marilyn Manson be if no one hated Marilyn Manson?
MARILYN MANSON
Castle Rock always plays us tough. They play hard-nosed defense. But I told the girls coming in, if ...
HERM VANWEERDHUIZEN
My eyes were closed, they're open now
DAMIEN RICE
When we treat people merely as they are, they will remain as they are. When we treat them as if they...
THOMAS S. MONSON
Marilyn was mean. Terribly mean. The meanest woman I have ever met around this town. I have never me...
BILLY WILDER
And what do they want!?
DEYTH BANGER
Madonna is a creation, so perhaps we should give her and the factory that created her a little credi...
BARRY HUMPHRIES
It's part of the mythology, which is: The place didn't exist before I got here. Back home, you were ...
TIM HODSON
As an only child, I embrace loneliness. Hollywood loneliness helped to understand Marilyn Monroe in ...
CATHERINE HICKS
Judas sold his soul for thirty pieces of silver; Faust sold his for some extra years of youth; Maril...
NICHOLAS SAMSTAG
Books understand me, but humans don't understand me. They are bad friends books are forever as well ...
DEYTH BANGER
Wherever you are, be all there.
CRAIG GROESCHEL
If they are opposed to abortion, they should be for preventing unintended pregnancies.
LOUISE SLAUGHTER
She wanted to be herself at all costs.
KIERA CASS
I think the girls will be a little better simply because they are a year older. I don't know if thei...
TERRY AUSTIN

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Fear is stupid. So are regrets.
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I think that when you are famous every weakness is exaggerated.
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The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
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It's all make believe, isn't it?
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[Crawford, who won an Academy Award for Mildred Pierce ,] had a gigantic orgasm and shrieked like a ...
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Dogs never bite me - just humans.
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If you can make a woman laugh, you can make her do anything.
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You know, most people really don't know me.
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It's not true I had nothing on, I had the radio on.
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The Seven Year Itch
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Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for you...
MARILYN MONROE
I used to think as I looked out on the Hollywood night — there must be thousands of girls sitting ...
MARILYN MONROE
Dreaming about being an actress, is more exciting then being one.
MARILYN MONROE
When you have a good friend that really cares for you and tries to stick in there with you, you trea...
MARILYN MONROE
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
MARILYN MONROE
Fame will go by and, so long, I've had you, fame. If it goes by, I've always known it was fickle. So...
MARILYN MONROE
A career is born in public -- talent in privacy.
MARILYN MONROE
I used to think as I looked out on the Hollywood night, "There must be thousands of girls sitting al...
MARILYN MONROE
Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are.
MARILYN MONROE
I don't mind living in a man's world as long as i can be a woman in it.
MARILYN MONROE
I'm selfish, impatient, and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I'm out of control, and at t...
MARILYN MONROE
The real lover is the man who can thrill you just by touching your head or smiling into your eyes - ...
MARILYN MONROE
I was honoured when they asked me to appear at the president's birthday rally in Madison Square ...
MARILYN MONROE
A strong man doesn't have to be dominant toward a woman. He doesn't match his strength again...
MARILYN MONROE
I restore myself when I'm alone.
MARILYN MONROE
No one ever told me I was pretty when I was a little girl. All little girls should be told they'...
MARILYN MONROE
Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.
MARILYN MONROE
Designers want me to dress like Spring, in billowing things. I don't feel like Spring. I feel li...
MARILYN MONROE
We should all start to live before we get too old.
MARILYN MONROE
We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle.
MARILYN MONROE
If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything.
MARILYN MONROE
I don't digest things with my mind.
MARILYN MONROE
I like to feel blonde all over.
MARILYN MONROE
I'm very definitely a woman and I enjoy it.
MARILYN MONROE
My dinners at home are startlingly simple. Every night, I stop at the market near my hotel and pick ...
MARILYN MONROE
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot.
MARILYN MONROE
One of the best things that ever happened to me is that I'm a woman. That is the way all females...
MARILYN MONROE
There was my name up in lights. I said, 'God, somebody's made a mistake.' But there it w...
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
A woman can't be alone. She needs a man. A man and a woman support and strengthen each other. Sh...
MARILYN MONROE
The trouble with censors is that they worry if a girl has cleavage. They ought to worry if she hasn&...
MARILYN MONROE
What do I wear in bed? Why, Chanel No. 5, of course.
MARILYN MONROE
I have always had a talent for irritating women since I was fourteen.
MARILYN MONROE
Gee, I never thought I had an effect on people until I was in Korea.
MARILYN MONROE
Fame is fickle and I know it. It has its compensations, but it also has its drawbacks and I've exper...
MARILYN MONROE