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Summary

Marilyn Monroe (born as Norma Jeane Mortenson in Los Angeles, California, United States, died in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, United States) was a famous Actress from USA, who lived between June 1, 1926 and August 5, 1962. She became only 36 years old.

Biography

Marilyn Monroe was an American Golden Globe-winning actress, singer, film producer, model and sex symbol.

After spending most of her childhood in foster homes, she married a 16-year-old James Dougherty. She began working as a model, which led to her first film contract in 1946. Her early roles were minor, but she played among others in the critically acclaimed film Asphalt Jungle and All About Eve (both 1950). The breakthrough came in the movie Niagara in 1953. She was praised for his comedic talent in films like Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), Married to a Millionaire (1953) and The Seven Year Itch (1955), and was one of the most popular movie stars in Hollywood. A marriage and subsequent divorce from the former baseball player Joe DiMaggio also increased her celebrity status.

Monroe was dissatisfied with constantly having to play the role of "dumb blonde" and started his own production company, Marilyn Monroe Productions, to gain greater control over their own career. She also married the writer and playwright Arthur Miller. Her critically acclaimed performance in Bus Stop (1956) got her nominated for a Golden Globe. She won this award for her performance in Some Like It Hot (1959).

The last years of her life were marked by illness, personal problems and a reputation for being unreliable and difficult to work with. The circumstances of her death from an overdose of sleeping medicine has been characterized by a lack of evidence. The cause of death was set to "probable suicide", but the possibility of a freely overdose has not been ruled out. In addition, a number of conspiracy theories out that she was murdered.

As one of the best-known cultural personalities of the 20th century the Monroe often imitated and referred to in popular culture. In 1999 she was named the sixth greatest female film legend of the American Film Institute.

Zodiac etc.

She is born under the zodiac gemini, who is known for Communication, Indecision, Inquisitive, Intelligent, Changeable. Our collection contains 40 quotes who is written / told by Marilyn, under the main topics: Marriage, Women.

Related authors: Arnold Newman, Joe DiMaggio, Arthur Miller, Coco Chanel

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marilyn_Monroe

Famous quotes by Marilyn Monroe (40)


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"I have too many fantasies to be a housewife. I guess I am a fantasy"
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"Sex is a part of nature. I go along with nature"
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"The trouble with censors is that they worry if a girl has cleavage. They ought to worry if she hasn't any"
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"To put it bluntly, I seem to have a whole superstructure with no foundation. But I'm working on the foundation"
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"Men are so willing to respect anything that bores them"
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"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 anyone else"
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"I restore myself when I'm alone"
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"I'm very definitely a woman and I enjoy it"
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"I've been on a calendar, but I've never been on time"
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"I've never dropped anyone I believed in"
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"If I'd observed all the rules, I'd never have got anywhere"
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"If I'm a star, then the people made me a star"
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"It's all make believe, isn't it?"
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"It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone - so far"
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"It's not true I had nothing on, I had the radio on"
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"What do I wear in bed? Why, Chanel No. 5, of course"
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"There was my name up in lights. I said, 'God, somebody's made a mistake.' But there it was, in lights. And I sat there and said, 'Remember, you're not a star.' Yet there it was up in lights"
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"The thing I want more than anything else? I want to have children. I used to feel for every child I had, I would adopt another"
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"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"
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"The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up"
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"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"
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"A career is wonderful, but you can't curl up with it on a cold night"
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"A sex symbol becomes a thing. I just hate to be a thing"
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"An actress is not a machine, but they treat you like a machine. A money machine"
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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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"Being a sex symbol is a heavy load to carry, especially when one is tired, hurt and bewildered"
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"Dogs never bite me. Just humans"
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"Dreaming about being an actress, is more exciting then being one"
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"Fame will go by and, 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 experience, but that's not where I live"
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"First, I'm trying to prove to myself that I'm a person. Then maybe I'll convince myself that I'm an actress"
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"Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul"
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"Husbands are chiefly good as lovers when they are betraying their wives"
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"I am invariably late for appointments - sometimes as much as two hours. I've tried to change my ways but the things that make me late are too strong, and too pleasing"
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"I am involved in a freedom ride protesting the loss of the minority rights belonging to the few remaining earthbound stars. All we demanded was our right to twinkle"
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"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot"
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"I don't mind living in a man's world as long as I can be a woman in it"
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"I don't mind making jokes, but I don't want to look like one"
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"I don't want to make money, I just want to be wonderful"
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"I guess I have always been deeply terrified to really be someone's wife since I know from life one cannot love another, ever, really"
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"I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent"


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