“A girl doesn’t need anyone who doesn’t need her.”

“Always remember to smile and look up at what you got in life.”

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

“Dreaming about being an actress, is more exciting then being one.”

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

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

“I don’t stop when I’m tired. I only stop when I’m done.”

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

“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.”

“I don’t mind making jokes, but I don’t want to look like one.”

“Just because you fail once doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything.”

“A strong man doesn’t have to be dominant toward a woman. He doesn’t match his strength against a woman weak with love for him. He matches it against the world.”

“A friend tells you what you want to hear; a best friend tells you the truth.”

“Always, always, always believe in yourself. Because if you don’t then who will, sweetie?”

“That’s the way you feel when you’re beaten inside. You don’t feel angry at those who’ve beaten you. You just feel ashamed.”

“I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent.”

“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.”

“I don’t look at myself as a commodity, but I’m sure a lot of people have.”

“I only know I want to be wonderful.”

“If you can make a woman laugh, you can make her do anything.”

“It’s far better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone, so far.”

“Keep smiling because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.”

“We are all stars but we must learn how to shine.”

“I learned to walk as a baby and I haven’t had a lesson since.”

“Men who think that a woman’s past love affairs lessen her love for them are usually stupid and weak.”

“I think that love and work are the only things that really happen to us.”

“I’m pretty but not beautiful. I sin but I’m not the devil. I’m good but I’m not an angel.”

“Always be yourself. Retain individuality; listen to the truest part of yourself.”

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

Marilyn Monroe

1926 - 1962