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

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

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe PHOTO

Sometimes good things fall apart
so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

A wise girl kisses but doesn't love,
listens but doesn't believe,
and leaves before she is left.
- Marilyn Monroe

 

This life is what you make it.
Not matter what, you're going to mess up sometimes,
it's a universal truth.
But the good part is,
you get to decide how you're going to mess it up.
Girls will be your friends - they'll act like it anyway.
But just remember, some come, some go.
The ones that stay with you through everything -
they're your true best friends.
Don't let go of them.
Also remember, sisters make the best friends in the world.
- Marilyn Monroe

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius
and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous
than absolutely boring.
- Marilyn Monroe

Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him.
After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
- Marilyn Monroe

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Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.
- Marilyn Monroe

I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure.
I make mistakes, I am out of control
and at times hard to handle.
But if you can't handle me at my worst,
then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
- Marilyn Monroe

Fame will go by and, so long, I've had you,
fame.
If it goes by, I've always known it was fickle.
So at least it's something I experience,
but that's not where I live.
- Marilyn Monroe

Sex is a part of nature.
I go along with nature.
- Marilyn Monroe

What do I wear in bed? Why, Chanel No.
5, of course.
- Marilyn Monroe

I guess I have always been deeply terrified to really
be someone's wife since I know from life one cannot love another,
ever, really.
- Marilyn Monroe

The thing I want more than anything else? I want to have children.
I used to feel for every child I had,
I would adopt another.
- Marilyn Monroe

I have feelings too.
I am still human.
All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent.
- Marilyn Monroe

I am involved in a freedom ride protesting the loss
of the minority rights belonging to the few remaining earthbound stars.
All we demanded was our right to twinkle.
- Marilyn Monroe

It's often just enough to be with someone.
I don't need to touch them.
Not even talk.
A feeling passes between you both.
You're not alone.
- Marilyn Monroe

I'm very definitely a woman and I enjoy 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

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

A career is wonderful, but you can't curl up with it on a cold night.
- Marilyn Monroe

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

If I'm a star, then the people made me a star.
- Marilyn Monroe

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.
- Marilyn Monroe

No one ever told me I was pretty when I was a little girl.
All little girls should be told they're pretty,
even if they aren't.
- Marilyn Monroe

If I'd observed all the rules, I'd never have got anywhere.
- Marilyn Monroe

The trouble with censors is that they worry if a girl has cleavage.
They ought to worry if she hasn't any.
- Marilyn Monroe

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

I've never dropped anyone I believed in.
- Marilyn Monroe

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

I don't mind making jokes, but I don't want to look like one.
- Marilyn Monroe

A sex symbol becomes a thing.
I just hate to be a thing.
- Marilyn Monroe

I have too many fantasies to be a housewife.
I guess I am a fantasy.
- Marilyn Monroe

I knew I belonged to the public and to the world,
not because I was talented or even beautiful,
but because I had never belonged to anything or anyone else.
- Marilyn Monroe

Dogs never bite me.
Just humans.
- Marilyn Monroe

I don't know who invented high heels,
but all women owe him a lot.
- Marilyn Monroe

Being a sex symbol is a heavy load to carry,
especially when one is tired, hurt and bewildered.
- Marilyn Monroe

My work is the only ground I've ever had to stand on.
I seem to have a whole superstructure with no foundation
but I'm working on the foundation.
- Marilyn Monroe

To put it bluntly, I seem to have a whole superstructure with no foundation.
But I'm working on the foundation.
- Marilyn Monroe

I don't want to make money, I just want to be wonderful.
- Marilyn Monroe

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

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

I restore myself when I'm alone.
- Marilyn Monroe

Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand
dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul.
- Marilyn Monroe

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

It's all make believe, isn't it?
- Marilyn Monroe

It's not true I had nothing on, I had the radio on.
- Marilyn Monroe

I am not interested in money.
I just want to be wonderful.
- Marilyn Monroe

There was my name up in lights.
I said, 'God, somebody's made a mistake.'
But there it was,
in lights.
And I sat there and said, 'Remember,
you're not a star.' Yet there it was up in lights.
- Marilyn Monroe

Excellence is the result of
caring more than others think wise,
risking more than other's think safe,
dreaming more than others think practical,
and expecting more than others think possible.
- Anonymous

Never stop dreaming.
- Anonymous

You know that place between sleeping and awake,
that place where you can still remember dreaming?
That's where I'll always think of you.
- James M. Barrie

I do not know whether I was then
a man dreaming I was a butterfly,
or whether I am now
a butterfly dreaming I am a man.
- Zhuangzi

Never stop dreaming your inspired future.
Believing in your dreams is only the first step,
but unless you have a dream that you believe in,
you are leaving your future to random chance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

That's what keeps me going: dreaming,
inventing, then hoping and dreaming some more in order to keep dreaming.
- Joseph Barbera

Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming,
we lose the excitement of possibilities.
Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.
- Gloria Steinem

Take everything easy and quit dreaming and brooding
and you will be well guarded from a thousand evils.
- Amy Lowell

I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.
- George McGovern

I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family,
together, all of us laughing and talking,
loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future.
- LaToya Jackson

If I were asked to name the chief benefit of the house,
I should say: the house shelters day-dreaming,
the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace.
- Gaston Bachelard

Dreaming or awake, we perceive only events that have meaning to us.
- Jane Roberts

Man is a genius when he is dreaming.
- Akira Kurosawa

Only the dreamer shall understand realities,
though in truth his dreaming must be not out of proportion to his waking.
- Margaret Fuller

Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming
that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Was it only by dreaming or writing that I could find out what I thought?
- Joan Didion

Living in dreams of yesterday, we find ourselves still
dreaming of impossible future conquests.
- Charles Lindbergh

The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep,
and a snake is strangling it, but it can't wake up.
- David Herbert Lawrence

Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there,
wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal
ever dared to dream before.
- Edgar Allan Poe

All human beings are also dream beings.
Dreaming ties all mankind together.
- Jack Kerouac

Dreaming of a to-morrow, which to-morrow,
will be as distant then as 'tis to-day.
- Lope de Vega

We all keep dreaming, and luckily, dreams come true.
- Katie Holmes


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