Marilyn Monroe 314 Marilyn Monroe Quotes American Actress born on June 01, 1926, died on August 05, 1962

Only the public can make a star. It's the studios who try to make a system out of it. view quote

I don't know if high society is different in other cities, but in Hollywood, important people can't stand to be invited someplace that isn't full of other important people. They don't mind a few unfamous people being present because they make good listeners. view quote

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

I always have a full-length mirror next to the camera when I'm doing publicity stills. That way, I know how I look. view quote

I am invariably late for appointments - sometimes as much as two hours. I've tried to change my ways but the things that make me late are too strong, and too pleasing. view quote

A sex symbol becomes a thing. I just hate to be a thing. view quote

Confidentially, the type of male I find most enjoyable for a friend is one who has enough fire and assurance to speak up for his convictions. view quote

When I was a youngster I lived with different families. I nearly always felt closer to the man of the house. Maybe because I always dreamed of having a father of my own. view quote

At twelve I looked like a girl of seventeen. My body was developed and shapely. I still wore the blue dress and the blouse the orphanage provided. They made me look like an overgrown lummox. view quote

Fame doesn't fulfill you. It warms you a bit, but that warmth is temporary. view quote

I don't want everybody to see exactly where I live, what my sofa or my fireplace looks like. view quote

Some of my foster families used to send me to the movies to get me out of the house and there I'd sit all day and way into the night. Up in front, there with the screen so big, a little kid all alone, and I loved it. I loved anything that moved up there and I didn't miss anything that happened and there was no popcorn either. view quote

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