"Millions of people live their entire lives without finding themselves. But it is something I must do."
"Fear is stupid. So are regrets."
"If I'd observed all the rules, I'd never got anywhere."
"Dreaming about being an actress is more exciting than being one."
"I don't want to make money. I just want to be wonderful."
"I restore myself when I'm alone."
"I defy gravity."
"I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I'm out of control, and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you don't deserve me at my best."
"The real lover is the man who can thrill you just by touching your head or smiling into your eyes — or just by staring into space."
"If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything."
"It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone — so far."
"Men who think that a woman's past love affairs lessen her love for them are usually stupid and weak. "
"One of the best things that ever happened to me is that I'm a woman. That is the way all females should feel. "
"Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. "
"A woman knows by intuition, or instinct, what is best for herself."
"Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul."
"Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world."
"I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big world trying to find someone to love."
"We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle."
Never Forget Marilyn's Words
With husband Arthur Miller, 1956.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, 1953.
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