Inspirational Quotes by the famous American
actress Marilyn Monroe
born Norma Jeane Mortenson - 1st of
June, 1926, Los Angeles, USA / Died 5th of
Popular Marilyn Monroe movies include "The
Seven Year Itch", "Bus Stop",
"Some Like It Hot", "The Misfits",
and "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes".
See also: Marilyn
Monroe by Andy Warhol
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+ 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
+ When you're famous you kind of run into human
nature in a raw kind of way. It stirs up envy,
fame does. People you run into feel that, well,
who does she think she is, Marilyn Monroe? They
feel fame gives them some kind of privilege to
walk up to you and say anything to you, of any
kind of nature.. and it won't hurt your feelings..
like it's happening to your clothes not you.
+ I don't want to make money, I just want to be
+ I want to be an artist, an actress with integrity..
If fame goes by, 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 experienced, but
that's not where I live.
+ A career is wonderful, but you can't curl up
with it on a cold night.
+ 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
+ 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.
+ Hollywood's a place where they'll pay you a
thousand dollars for a kiss, and fifty cents for
your soul. I know, because I turned down the first
offer often enough and held out for the fifty