About Marilyn Monroe:
Marilyn Monroe is considered one of the most important popular culture icons of the twentieth century.
I never wanted to be Marilyn - it just happened. Marilyn's like a veil I wear over Norma Jeane.
Confidentially, the type of male I find most enjoyable for a friend is one who has enough fire and assurance to speak up for his convictions.
Why is it you always meet people when you look your worst?
There isn't anybody that looks like me without clothes on.
I don't want everybody to see exactly where I live, what my sofa or my fireplace looks like.
I was brought up differently than the average American child because the average child is brought up expecting to be happy.
An actor is supposed to be a sensitive instrument.
I have been told my eating habits are absolutely bizarre. But I don't think so.
Fame may go by and - so long, I've had you.
I want to be an artist, an actress with integrity, and that includes all kinds of parts.
I don't consider myself an intellectual. And this is not one of my aims. But I admire intellectual people.
I'm looking forward to becoming a marvelous - excuse the word marvelous - character actress. like Marie Dressler, like Will Rogers.
In fact, my popularity seems almost entirely a masculine phenomenon.
I want to be an artist, not... a celluloid aphrodisiac.
The public doesn't mind people living together without being married, providing they don't overdo it.
When Clark Gable died, I cried for 2 days straight. I couldn't eat or sleep.
When I was a youngster I lived with different families. I nearly always felt closer to the man of the house. Maybe because I always dreamed of having a father of my own.
First, I'm trying to prove to myself that I'm a person. Then maybe I'll convince myself that I'm an actress.
I just got to feel that whoever I marry has some real regard for me.
I've often stood silent at a party for hours listening to my movie idols turn into dull and little people.
I don't digest things with my mind.