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Published Sunday, August 05, 2012 @ 6:23 AM EDT
Aug 05 2012

Quotes of the day- Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 - August 5, 1962) was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s. (Click here for full article.)

A career is a wonderful thing, but you can't snuggle up to it on a cold night.

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

Dogs never bite me. Just humans.

Ever notice that “what the hell” is always the right decision?

First, I'm trying to prove to myself that I'm a person. Then maybe I'll convince myself that I'm an actress.

For life: It is rather a determination not to be overwhelmed. For work: The truth can only be recalled, never invented.

Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss, and 50 cents for your soul.

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

I don't mind living in a man's world as long as I can be a woman in it.

I like a man with poetry in him, but not a poet.

I'm a failure as a woman. My men expect so much of me, because of the image they've made of me- and that I've made of myself- as a sex symbol. They expect bells to ring and whistles to whistle, but my anatomy is the same as any other woman's and I can't live up to it.

I've always felt those [critical] articles somehow reveal more about the writers than they do about me.

I've been on a calendar, but never on time.

Isn't there any other part of the matzo you can eat?

It's not true I had nothing on. I had the radio on.

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.

The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.

It's far better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone- so far.


By today's beauty standards, Marilyn Monroe was an oil tanker.
-Dave Barry

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