Marilyn monroe quotes

Marilyn Monroe was an American actress and model.

She became popular for playing “dumb blonde” characters and soon was one of the most popular sex symbols in Hollywood during the 1950s. Although she played a significant role in the creation and management of her public image throughout her career, she was disappointed at being typecast and underpaid by the studio.

She had a troubled private life and struggled with addiction, depression, and anxiety. She was rumoured to be in a relationship with John F. Kennedy at one point. In fact, the relationship became in the inspiration for the song ‘Government Hooker’ by Lada Gaga.

The contrast between her popularity and stressful personal life can be linked to major phenomena like fame, media and consumer culture. She was incredibly intelligent and was a bright person who strived to improve herself at every possible instance.

She was a liberated woman who started her own production company in the era when this was something unheard of. She died at the age of 36 from an overdose of barbiturates. Although the death was ruled a probable suicide, there have been several conspiracy theories proposed thereafter.

Marilyn Monroe was a charismatic personality of the 20th Century. She was equally a pop and a cultural icon. People always showed their keen interest in knowing about her life and career. She was a flawless actress, songster, model and a sex pictogram. Her sayings are the milestones & boulders of wisdom and brainpower she possessed. Here are the 25 most inspiring famous Marilyn Monroe quotes and sayings about love and life.

Its better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone so far marilyn monroe

It’s better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone – so far
~ Marilyn Monroe

People always fear to be alone and the biggest mistake they end up doing is staying in an unhappy relationship. If a person is not happy from within, he can never be happy with any other person. So, look inside yourself and try to find out what is this that is missing in your life or making you unhappy.

I am trying to find myself. sometimes thats not easy marilyn monroe

I am trying to find myself. Sometimes that’s not easy
~ Marilyn Monroe

At times, you keep running along the race of life for so long that you forget who you actually were. Don’t live to please others. Live for yourself and then you will find the real you. Don’t let yourself get lost in the crowd of those million people who die living up the life they never wanted to live playing someone else’s character. Be your own self and that is what can bring you contentment.

Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world marilyn monroe

Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world
~ Marilyn Monroe

Girls love shoes and the perfect pair boost their self confidence. It is quite natural that with confidence comes the courage to face the world. With more confidence you can hold your head up and feel like you can do anything, therefore expanding their horizons and possibly making the world a better place.

Fear is stupid. so are regrets marilyn monroe

Fear is stupid. So are regrets
~ Marilyn Monroe

Generally people don’t live up to their best because of the fear of the world. Because they fear what would the world say, what would the world feel, how would the world react, etc., they don’t do what they always want to and they regret this when they are old and have already wasted a lot of time. Instead what’s true is that there shouldn’t be be any fear. It is stupid and can make you do another stupidity, regret.

I restore myself when im alone marilyn monroe

I restore myself when I’m alone
~ Marilyn Monroe

Sometimes, to connect with your own self, you need to disconnect yourself from the rest of the world. At times, a little peace is required to help you make conversation with yourself. All that you need to restore the true you is solitude, you will be able to wipe off all the negativity from your life and feel so serene, positive and refreshed… in body, mind and in spirit!

Im very definitely a woman and i enjoy it marilyn monroe

I’m very definitely a woman and I enjoy it
~ Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe embraced her femininity and had no qualms of using it to her advantage, both to get famous and to stay famous.She was later recognized for her photogenic nature and her sexy adult life. She seemed to literally enjoy being given the title of a sex symbol and all of the things it enabled her to do.

We are all of us stars and we deserve to twinkle marilyn monroe

We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle
~ Marilyn Monroe

This quote holds a very special meaning. It says that every human has the right to shine.It’s just the matter of making the best out of the opportunities available to you and show what you can do. This also serves as a warming towards the imbalance of attention given to only a few among us, even though we all have something to say, each one has a unique talent to behold, and a spotlight that we deserve. This is one of the most popular Marilyn Monroe quotes.

A woman knows by intuition or instinct what is best for herself marilyn monroe A woman knows by intuition, or instinct, what is best for herself
~ Marilyn Monroe

Studies indicate that women are generally more intuitive than men when dealing with others. They know what is right for themselves, whom should they surround themselves with, who will support them. This is what helps them come out as a winning personality with more confidence. It is their intuition that helps them take the correct decision and decide what works just perfect for them.

Dreaming about being an actress is more exciting then being one marilyn monroe

Dreaming about being an actress, is more exciting then being one
~ Marilyn Monroe

This quote lays emphasis on the fact that at time, a dream is more exciting than living that dream. Dreams bring along the world of fantasy which is much beautiful than the reality of stardom. Dreams are so perfect as you only dream about the perfect side of them but in real, there is so much an actress has to face. This quote clearly brings out her disappointment at being typecast and underpaid by the studio during her stardom.

Friends accept you the way you are marilyn monroe

Friends accept you the way you are
~ Marilyn Monroe

This quote wonderfully defines what friendship is. Friends are not your blood relations. They are the people your heart chooses. They are the ones with whom you are your true self because they would never want to change you rather they accept you the way you are , with faults as well as good qualities.

Men are so willing to respect anything that bores them marilyn monroe

Men are so willing to respect anything that bores them
~ Marilyn Monroe

Men are not willing to learn more about things that maybe require some intellect to appreciate, so they assume that if it’s boring then only smart people can appreciate it, so they respect it but do not endeavor to enlighten themselves on the subject.

Husbands are chiefly good as lovers when they are betraying their wives marilyn monroe

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

When your husband is cheating you for another woman, he would be more interested to show his love for you. He would become more loving and caring to cover up his betrayal and building trust in you. This also implies that he doesn’t at all know the meaning of the word commitment and should not be trusted for.

I dont know who invented high heels but all women owe him a lot marilyn monroe

I don’t know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot
~ Marilyn Monroe

This quote mean that when women wear high heels they look really good and sexy in them, therefore, all women owe whoever invented them a lot for that! Wearing high heels makes the butt stick out and the boobs, and if women didn’t look good in them, there’s really no reason to wear them, as they are bad for the feet and really uncomfortable.

I dont mind living in a mans world as long as i can be a woman in it marilyn monroe

I don’t mind living in a man’s world as long as I can be a woman in it
~ Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe says that a woman can do pretty much same thing even if it is a man’s world. She favored women’s liberation movements, and they flew in the face of popular opinion at the time. She said that the fact that a woman is ‘a woman’ is enough get along just fine in a man’s world.

We should all start to live before we get too old marilyn monroe

We should all start to live before we get too old
~ Marilyn Monroe

Life is too short to live someone else’s character. Live the way you want to and don’t care for anyone else otherwise you will repent it later because there is one thing that never comes back and that is time. If you lose it today, You would regret it later. Don’t fear the world because in the end what matters is you!

The nicest thing for me is sleep then at least i can dream marilyn monroe

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

Marilyn Monroe believes that dreams are better than reality for they are beautiful, they are perfect while the reality is sour and bitter. Through this quote she believes that she would rather live in a world of fantasy and dream about all the good things in life than to bear the harsh reality.

Nothings ever easy as long as you go on living marilyn monroe

Nothing’s ever easy as long as you go on a living
~ Marilyn Monroe

It is not too much fun to do yourself too well or think you do. Everyone needs a little conceit to carry them on in life. It is never easy to live your own self, like the way you have always wanted to but this is what you need to do to remain happy always.

If you can make a girl laugh you can make her do anything marilyn monroe

If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything
~ Marilyn Monroe

This quote is marvelous advice to all the guys out there. Especially those, who think that they can win a girl’s heart by their money or the kind of car they drive. It’s not about the money but your personality that will really win a girl over. Rather than focus on those things that can be taken away at any time, it’s best to invest in your personality and make sure that it is at the pleasing and a wonderful company to be with!

A woman can bring a new love to each man she loves providing there are not too many1 marilyn monroe

A woman can bring a new love to each man she loves, providing there are not too many
~ Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe refers to the fact that a woman is a plethora of love and she can bring a new love to every men she has in her life provided there are not too many. Her heart is soft and she is someone with feelings not to be played with. She should be reciprocated with the same love with which she loves others.

Men who think that a womans past love affairs lessen her love for them are usually stupid and weak marilyn monroe

Men who think that a woman’s past love affairs lessen her love for them are usually stupid and weak
~ Marilyn Monroe

Love doesn’t erase the past, but it makes the future different.A sad thing in life is that sometimes you meet someone who means a lot to you only to find out in the end that it was never bound to be but this doesn’t mean that the future would be dark. Those men who think about women this way, they actually see their weakness in women and are foolish to behave like that.

A man makes you feel important makes you glad you are a woman1 marilyn monroe

A man makes you feel important – makes you glad you are a woman
~ Marilyn Monroe

A real man is a person who will appreciate you being a woman. This quote has two aspects. One, a real man would never make you feel inferior. He will always treat you like his queen. Second, he will love you for what you are. He will embrace your body and will not take your physical weakness as the weakness of your capabilities, determination and character.

A career is wonderful but you cant curl up with it on a cold night marilyn monroe

A career is wonderful, but you can’t curl up with it on a cold night
~ Marilyn Monroe

Though having a great career and being professionally settled is a wonderful aspect of life, during the journey of chasing a career, many men give up their relationship in life because they see the two as mutually exclusive. Only later when they realize the emptiness of having success and no one to share it with do they regret their decision to neglect the one that was , if not more, equally important. Find a balance between your career and your love life.

An actress is not a machine but they treat you like a machine. a money machine marilyn monroe

An actress is not a machine, but they treat you like a machine. A money machine
~ Marilyn Monroe

This shows the pain the actress carried within her. People often take up an actress as a machine that is just there to produce money. Even an actress need emotional balance in her life. Even she has feelings and need love. Have a humanity and deal with other human as humans and not machines. This quote is probably influenced from the failed personal relationships she had.

We human beings are strange creatures and still reserve the right to think for ourselves marilyn monroe

We human beings are strange creatures and still reserve the right to think for ourselves
~ Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe says that we humans are very strange. We do things in a totally unexpected manner. We behave when we are not expected to and misbehave when we are expected to be gentle yet each one of us has the right to think for ourselves and our well-being.

The body is meant to be seen not all covered up marilyn monroe

The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up
~ Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe was considered as a sex symbol during her stardom. She believed that she has a body to embrace and that is meant to be shown and not to cover. She didn’t have any guilt of flaunting her body out and being treated as a sex symbol. She believed that there is no point in covering the body that is meant to be exposed.

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