Best quotes by the American Actress Marlene Dietrich

It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.
  • friendship

A man would prefer to come home to an unmade bed and a happy woman than to a neatly made bed and an angry woman.
  • Marriage

The weak are more likely to make the strong weak than the strong are likely to make the weak strong.
  • Weakness

Gentleman. A man who buys two of the same morning paper from the doorman of his favorite nightclub when he leaves with his girl.
  • Gentlemen

Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.
  • Forgiveness

Courage and grace is a formidable mixture. The only place to see it is the bullring.
  • Hunting

Until they come to see us from their planet, I wait patiently. I hear them saying: Don't call us, we'll call you.
  • Space

Superstitions are habits rather than beliefs.
  • Superstition

There is a gigantic difference between earning a great deal of money and being rich.
  • Wealth

Sex. In America an obsession. In other parts of the world a fact.
  • Sex

Grumbling is the death of love.
  • death

There comes a time when suddenly you realize that laughter is something you remember and that you were the one laughing.
  • Laughter

Do let him read the papers. But not while you accusingly tiptoe around the room, or perch much like a silent bird of prey on the edge of your most uncomfortable chair. (He will read them anyway, and he should read them, so let him choose his own good time.) Don't make a big exit. Just go. But kiss him quickly, before you go, otherwise he might think you are angry; he is used to suspecting he is doing something wrong.
  • Marriage

To be completely woman you need a master, and in him a compass for your life. You need a man you can look up to and respect. If you dethrone him it's no wonder that you are discontented, and discontented women are not loved for long.
  • Men

A new kind of award has been added -- the deathbed award. It is not an award of any kind. Either the recipient has not acted at all, or was not nominated, or did not win the award the last few times around. It is intended to relieve the guilty conscience of the Academy members and save face in front of the public. The Academy has the horrible taste to have a star, choking with emotion, present this deathbed award so that there can be no doubt in anybody's mind why the award is so hurriedly given. Lucky is the actor who is too sick to watch the proceedings on television.
  • Recognition

Sleeping alone, except under doctor's orders, does much harm. Children will tell you how lonely it is sleeping alone. If possible, you should always sleep with someone you love. You both recharge your mutual batteries free of charge.
  • Sleep

The average man is more interested in a woman who is interested in him than he is in a woman with beautiful legs.
  • average

A king, realizing his incompetence, can either delegate or abdicate his duties. A father can do neither. If only sons could see the paradox, they would understand the dilemma.
  • abdicate

How do you know love is gone? If you said that you would be there at seven and you get there by nine, and he or she has not called the police yet - it's gone.
  • called

Latins are tenderly enthusiastic. In Brazil they throw flowers at you. In Argentina they throw themselves.
  • argentina

Darling, the legs aren't so beautiful, I just know what to do with them.
  • beautiful

Glamour is what I sell, it's my stock in trade.
  • glamour

I am at heart a gentleman.
  • gentleman

I am not a myth.
  • myth

I dress for the image. Not for myself, not for the public, not for fashion, not for men.
  • dress

I had no desire to be an film actress, to always play somebody else, to be always beautiful with somebody constantly straightening out your every eyelash. It was always a big bother to me.
  • actress

I never enjoyed working in a film.
  • movies

If there is a supreme being, he's crazy.
  • being

In America, sex is an obsession, in other parts of the world it's a fact.
  • america

Think twice before burdening a friend with a secret.
  • burdening

When you're dead, you're dead. That's it.
  • death

Most women set out to try to change a man, and when they have changed him they do not like him.
  • women

I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.
  • authority

They want you to bring out your intestines.
  • bring

Courage and grace are a formidable mixture. The only place to see it is in the bullring.
  • courage

The Germans and I no longer speak the same language.
  • germans

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