26 Marilyn Monroe Quotes That Will Inspire You

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Norma Jeane Mortenson popularly known as Marilyn Monroe was born on June 1, 1926 in California. She was an American actress who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s. She was reared by 12 successive sets of foster parents and, for a time, in an orphanage, as her mother was confined in an asylum. She became a popular photographer’s model and in 1946 signed a short-term contract with Twentieth Century-Fox, taking as her famous screen name. EliteColumn brings you best Marilyn Monroe quotes.

26 Inspirational Marilyn Monroe Quotes

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1. “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” – Marilyn Monroe

2. “Sometimes you just have to throw on a crown and remind them who they’re dealing with.” – Marilyn Monroe

3. “Keep smiling because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.” – Marilyn Monroe

4. “We should all start to live before we get old. Fear is stupid. So are regrets.” – Marilyn Monroe

5. “Imperfection is beauty. Madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” – Marilyn Monroe

6. “A girl knows her limits but a wise girl knows she has none.” – Marilyn Monroe

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7. “Fear is stupid. So are regrets.” – Marilyn Monroe

8. “Sometimes good things fall apart, so better things can fall together.” – Marilyn Monroe

9. “A girl doesn’t need anyone who doesn’t need her.” – Marilyn Monroe

10. “Respect is one of life’s greatest treasures. I mean, what does it all add up to if you don’t have that?” – Marilyn Monroe

11. “Sweetie, if you’re going to be two-faced, at least make one of them pretty.” – Marilyn Monroe

12. “Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.” – Marilyn Monroe

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13. “Give a girl the right pair of shoes and she’ll conquer the world.” – Marilyn Monroe

14. “To all the girls who think you’re fat because you’re not a size zero. You’re the beautiful one. It’s society who’s ugly.” – Marilyn Monroe

15. “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.” – Marilyn Monroe

16. “I don’t mind living in a man’s world as long as I can be a woman in it.” – Marilyn Monroe

17. “It’s better to be unhappy alone, then to be unhappy with someone else.” – Marilyn Monroe

18. “A smile is the best makeup a girl can wear.” – Marilyn Monroe

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19. “If you can make a woman laugh, you can make her do anything.” – Marilyn Monroe

20. “When it comes down to it, let them think what they want. If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I’m already better than them anyway.” – Marilyn Monroe

21. “Always, always, always believe in yourself. Because if you don’t, then who will, sweetie?” – Marilyn Monroe

22. “Dreaming about being an actress, is more exciting than being one.” – Marilyn Monroe

23. “A man has a tendency to accept you the way you are, while most women immediately start to pick flaws and want to change you.” – Marilyn Monroe

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24. “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

25. “I think one of the basic reasons men make good friends is that they can make up their minds quickly.” – Marilyn Monroe

26. “Naturally, there are times when every woman likes to be flattered… to feel she is the most important thing in someone’s world. Only a man can paint this picture.” – Marilyn Monroe

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