Marilyn Monroe Quotes And Sayings On Love, Smile, Life

Marilyn Monroe was an American actress, model, and singer. Famous for playing comedic “blonde bombshell” characters, she became one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950s and early 1960s and was emblematic of the era’s changing attitudes towards sexuality. Marilyn Monroe quotes will motivate you to achieve success.

Best Marilyn Monroe Quotes

  1. I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  2. Cutting negative people from my life does not mean I hate them, it simply means I respect me. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  3. If you don’t love me at my worst, then you don’t deserve me at my best. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  4. Never regret anything because at one time it was exactly what you wanted. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  5. Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  6. Within crisis, are the seeds of opportunity. ~ Marilyn Monroe

  7. A woman is often measured by the things she cannot control. She is measured by the way her body curves or doesn’t curve, by where she is flat or straight or round. She is measured by 36-24-36 and inches and ages and numbers, by all the outside things that don’t ever add up to who she is on the inside. And so if a woman is to be measured, let her be measured by the things she can control, by who she is and who she is trying to become. Because as every woman knows, measurements are only statistics… and STATISTICS LIE. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  8. I don’t forgive people because I’m weak, I forgive them because I am strong enough to know people make mistakes. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  9. Just because you fail once, doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything. Keep trying, hold on, and always, always, 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. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  10. Everyone’s a star and deserves the right to twinkle. ~ Marilyn Monroe

  11. It’s better being completely ridiculous than unbelievably boring. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  12. A wise girl knows her limits, a smart girl knows that she has none. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  13. The sky is not the limit. Your mind is ~ Marilyn Monroe
  14. 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. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  15. Don’t stop when you’re tired; stop when you’re done. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  16. The more I think of it, the more I realize there are no answers. Life is to be lived. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  17. Promises are worse than lies. You don’t just make them believe, you also make them hope. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  18. Sometimes good things fall apart so better things could fall together.

  19. I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am pretty, but not beautiful. I have friends, but I am not the peacemaker. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  20. 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. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  21. I live to succeed, not to please you or anyone else. ~ Marilyn Monroe, Marilyn Monroe quotes on success
  22. All a girl really wants is for one guy to prove to her that they are not all the same. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  23. Just remember, some come, some go. The ones that stay with you through everything – they’re your true best friends. Don’t let go of them. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  24. Always remember to smile and look up at what you got in life. ~ Marilyn Monroe

  25. It takes a smart brunette to play a dumb blonde. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  26. One of the best things that ever happened to me is that I’m a woman. That is the way all females should feel. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  27. A friend tells you what you want to hear; a best friend tells you the truth. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  28. Always, always, always believe in yourself, because if you don’t, then who will, sweetie? ~ Marilyn Monroe
  29. 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. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  30. Who said nights were for sleep? ~ Marilyn Monroe Quotes
  31. “Nothing
    happens without a reason.” ~ Marilyn Monroe
  32. If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  33. If you’re gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty. ~ Marilyn Monroe

  34. The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead. ~ Marilyn Monroe, Marilyn Monroe quotes on love
  35. “Wise girls kiss but never love,
    Listen but never believe,
    And leave before they are left.” ~ Marilyn Monroe
  36. Men love you more if they can be made a little uncertain about owning you. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  37. I remember when I got the part in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. Jane Russell – she was the brunette in it and I was the blonde. She got $200,000 for it, and I got my $500 a week, but that to me was, you know, considerable. She, by the way, was quite wonderful to me. The only thing was I couldn’t get a dressing room. Finally, I really got to this kind of level and I said, “Look, after all, I am the blonde, and it is Gentlemen Prefer Blondes!” Because still they always kept saying, “Remember, you’re not a star.” I said, “Well, whatever I am, I am the blonde! ~ Marilyn Monroe
  38. Too often they don’t realize what they have until it’s gone. …they’re too stubborn to say, ‘Sorry, I was wrong’ they hurt the ones closest to their hearts, and we let the most foolish things tear us apart ~ Marilyn Monroe
  39. Beneath the makeup & behind the smile, I’m just the girl who wishes for the world. A wise girl kisses but doesn’t love. Listens but doesn’t believe. And leaves before she is left. If you can make a girl laugh – you can make her do anything. It’s often just enough to be with someone. I don’t need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You’re not alone. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  40. I don’t stop when I’m tired. I only stop when I’m done. ~ Marilyn Monroe

  41. 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
  42. I want to grow old without facelifts. I want to have the courage to be loyal to the face I have made. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  43. 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
  44. Maybe I’ll never be able to do what I hope to, but at least I have hope. ~ Marilyn Monroe
  45. 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

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