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

— Marilyn Monroe

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Cutting negative people from my life does not mean I hate them, it simply means I respect me.

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Never regret anything because at one time it was exactly what you wanted.

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To all the girls that think you’re fat because you’re not a size zero, you’re the beautiful one, its society who’s ugly.

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Marilyn Monroe quote If you can't handle me at my worst, then

If you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.

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If you don't love me at my worst, then you don't deserve me at my best.

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I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am pretty, but not beautiful. I have friends, but I am not the peacemaker.

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I don't forgive people because I'm weak, I forgive them because I am strong enough to know people make mistakes.

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Marilyn Monroe quote All a girl really wants is for one guy t

All a girl really wants is for one guy to prove to her that they are not all the same.

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Promises are worse than lies. You don't just make them believe, you also make them hope.

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All a girl really wants is for one guy to prove to her that they are not all the same.

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I've never fooled anyone. I've let people fool themselves. They didn't bother to find out who and what I was. Instead they would invent a character for me. I wouldn't argue with them. They were obviously loving somebody I wasn't.

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Marilyn Monroe quote Always, always, always believe in yourse

Always, always, always believe in yourself, because if you don't, then who will?

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All little girls should be told they are pretty, even if they aren’t.

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The more I think of it, the more I realize there are no answers. Life is to be lived.

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Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there's so much to smile about.

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Marilyn Monroe quote The nicest thing for me is sleep, then a

The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.

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About Marilyn Monroe

Quotes 450 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Birthday June 1, 1926

It takes a smart brunette to play a dumb blonde.

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Wise girls kiss but never love, Listen but never believe, And leave befor they are left.

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Sometimes good things fall apart so better things could fall together.

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Marilyn Monroe quote Against all odds, despite all obstacles,

Against all odds, despite all obstacles, we are going to make it.

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When it comes down to it, I let them think what they want.

If they care enough to bother with what I do, then I'm already better than them.

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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.

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Just because you fail once, doesn't mean you're gonna fail at everything.

Keep trying, hold on, and always, always, always believe in yourself, because if you don't, then who will, sweetie? So keep your head high, keep your chin up, and most importantly, keep smiling, because life's a beautiful thing and there's so much to smile about.

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Marilyn Monroe quote It is better to be absolutely ridiculous

It is better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.

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A wise girl knows her limits, a smart girl knows that she has none.

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That's the story of my life; I always get the fuzzy end of the lollipop.

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The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead.

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Men love you more if they can be made a little uncertain about owning you.

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A smart girl is one who knows how to play tennis, golf, piano -- and dumb.

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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.

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

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Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.

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Dating a new man is like holding a strawberry milkshake; first the taste, then the pleasure.

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Maybe I’ll never be able to do what I hope to, but at least I have hope.

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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.

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A girl does not need anyone who does not need her.

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If you're gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.

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If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything.

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I'm sin, but I'm not the devil.

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You believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself.

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Fear is stupid. So are regrets.

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Boys think girls are like books, If the cover doesn't catch their eye they won't bother to read what's inside".

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She was a girl who knew how to be happy even when she was sad. And that’s important—you know

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I want to grow old without facelifts.

I want to have the courage to be loyal to the face I have made.

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I do sin, but I am not the devil.

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

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A smart girl leaves before she is left.

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Too often they don't realize what they have until it's gone.

...they're too stubborn to say, 'Sorry, I was wrong' they hurt the ones closest to their hearts, and we let the most foolish things tear us apart

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I think cheesecake helps call attention to you. Then you can follow through and prove yourself.

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No girl should ever forget that she doesn't need anyone who doesn't need her.

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If I play a stupid girl and ask a stupid question, I've got to follow it through. What am I supposed to do, look intelligent?

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I don't stop when I'm tired. I only stop when I'm done.

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As of today, I have absolutely no regrets.

I think I am a mature person who can take things in stride. I'm grateful for people in my past. They helped me get to where I am, wherever that is. But now, I am thinking for myself and sitting in on all the business transactions.

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A woman knows by intuition, or instinct, what is best for herself.

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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.

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