Marilyn Monroe Quotes

A woman knows by intuition, or instinct, what is best for herself. — Marilyn Monroe

Men are so willing to respect anything that bores them. — 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

I guess I have always been deeply terrified to really be someone’s wife since I know from life one cannot love another, ever, really. — Marilyn Monroe

I knew I belonged to the public and to the world, not because I was talented or even beautiful, but because I had never belonged to anything or anyone else. — 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

The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space. — Marilyn Monroe

I’ve often stood silent at a party for hours listening to my movie idols turn into dull and little people. — Marilyn Monroe

Suicide is a person’s privilege. I don’t believe it’s a sin or a crime. It’s your right if you want to, though it doesn’t get you anywhere. — Marilyn Monroe

We should all start to live before we get too old. Fear is stupid. So are regrets. — Marilyn Monroe

Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world. — Marilyn Monroe Quote

Your clothes should be tight enough to show you are a woman, but lose enough to show you’re a lady. — Marilyn Monroe

A girl doesn’t need anyone who doesn’t need her. — Marilyn Monroe

Ever notice how ‘What the hell’ is always the right answer? — Marilyn Monroe

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

Dogs never bite me, just humans! — Marilyn Monroe

Beneath the make-up and behind the smile, I’m just a girl who wishes for the world. — Marilyn Monroe

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

The truth is 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. When they found this out, they would blame me for disillusioning them and fooling them. — Marilyn Monroe

Husbands are chiefly good as lovers when they are betraying their wives. — Marilyn Monroe