Marilyn Monroe Quotes (70 quotes)
As quoted in A Beautiful Child in Music for Chameleons (1980) by Truman Capote
As quoted in Ms. magazine (August 1972) p. 40
To a question about whether she had posed for a calendar in 1947 with nothing on. As quoted in: Time, 11 August 1952
As quoted in Her Inspiration : Secrets to Help You Work Smart, Be Successful, and Have Fun (2008) by Mina Parker
As quoted in Marilyn Monroe : In Her Own Words (1983), edited by Roger Taylor
“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.”
As quoted in: "Marilyn Monroe in her own words", Roger G. Taylor, Delilah/Putnam, 1983, p. 15 - ISBN: 9780399410147
“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.”
As quoted in: Roast of the town (Prentice Hall PTR, 1986) by Joey Adams, p. 18
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Born: June 1, 1926
Died: August 5, 1962 (aged 36)
Occupation: Actress, model, singer
Bio: Marilyn Monroe was an American actress, model, and singer, who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s and early 1960s.