Norma Jean Mortensen(Marilyn Monroe Quotes)
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  • I have been collecting pictures of this BEAUTIFUL WOMEN NORMA Jean for along time- and the other day I came across one at an eSTATE GARAGE SALE OF HER NUDE LYING ON A RED SILK SHEET-IF YOU TOO, ARE A FAN YOU MAY KNOW WHAT ONE i AM TALKING ABOUT.What i'd like to know is 'on the back'under the frame its in it says KODAK Proffssional paper. do not copy, well some one did, And Im sure it was not one of her friends....So whats up ,it cant be priceless-I Know she is,but the photo ??ILL CHCK BACK LATER ON THE SIGHT IF ANYONE HAS AN ANSWER. thanks, mic
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  • Wonderful peresentation on a true icon .. still popular long after her death .. thank you Trinity for the pleasure .. Vanessa ; )
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  • 1. 4/11/2009 1
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  • 4. It's all make believe, isn't it? 4/11/2009 4
  • 5. If I'd observed all the rules, I'd never have got anywhere. 4/11/2009 5
  • 6. Marilyn Monroe died in 1962, but interest in her life and her story continues in popular culture and in feminist studies. Marilyn Monroe, born Norma Jean Mortensen, was born in 1926, starred in many popular films, married Arthur Miller and Joe DiMaggio, and died of an overdose of barbiturates. 4/11/2009 6
  • 7. I'm very definitely a woman and I enjoy it. 4/11/2009 7
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  • 9. I don't mind living in a man's world as long as I can be a woman in it. 4/11/2009 9
  • 10. I don't want to make money. I just 4/11/2009 10 want to be wonderful.
  • 11. Acting isn't something you do. Instead of doing it, it occurs. If you're going to start with logic, you might as well give up. You can have conscious preparation, but you have unconscious results. 4/11/2009 11
  • 12. 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. 4/11/2009 12
  • 13. In Hollywood a girl's virtue is much less important than her hairdo. You're judged by how you look, not by what you are. Hollywood's a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for kiss, and fifty cents for your soul. I know, because I turned down the first offer often enough and held out for the fifty. 13 4/11/2009
  • 14. The trouble with censors is that they worry if a girl has cleavage. They ought to worry if she hasn't any. An actress is not a machine, but they treat you like a machine. A money machine. 4/11/2009 14
  • 15. I'm trying to find myself as a person, sometimes that's not easy to do. Millions of people live their entire lives without finding themselves. But it is something I must do. The best way for me to find myself as a person is to prove to myself that I am an actress. 4/11/2009 15
  • 16. Being a sex symbol is a heavy load to carry, especially when one is tired, hurt and bewildered. 4/11/2009 16
  • 17. Creativity has got to start with humanity and when you're a human being, you feel, you suffer. 4/11/2009 17
  • 18. From the eulogy by Lee Strasberg: She had a luminous quality -- a combination of wistfulness, radiance, yearning, that set her apart and yet made everyone wish to be part of it, to share in the childlike naiveté which was at once so shy and yet so vibrant. 4/11/2009 18
  • 19. I love to do the things the censors won't pass. 4/11/2009 19
  • 20. It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone. 4/11/2009 20
  • 21. I am trying to prove to myself that I am a person. Then may be I'll 4/11/2009 21 convince myself that I'm an actress.
  • 22. My illusions didn't have anything to do with being a fine actress. I knew how third rate I was. I could actually feel my lack of talent, as if it were cheap clothes I was wearing inside. But, my God, how I wanted to learn, to change, to improve! 4/11/2009 22
  • 23. Some people have been unkind. If I say I want to grow as an actress, they look at my figure. If I say I want to develop, to learn my craft, they laugh. Somehow they don't expect me to be serious about my work. 4/11/2009 23
  • 24. 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. 4/11/2009 24
  • 25. A career is born in public -- talent in privacy. It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone. 4/11/2009 25
  • 26. It's not true I had nothing on, I had the radio on. 4/11/2009 26
  • 27. It's better for the whole world to know you, even as a sex star, than never to be known at all. 4/11/2009 27
  • 28. If I'm a star, then the people made me a star. 4/11/2009 28
  • 29. I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent. 4/11/2009 29
  • 30. A career is wonderful thing, but you can't snuggle up to it on a cold night. 4/11/2009 30
  • 31. People had a habit of looking at me as if I were some kind of mirror instead of a person. They didn't see me, they saw their own lewd thoughts, then they white-masked themselves by calling me the lewd one. 4/11/2009 31
  • 32. I have too many fantasies to be a housewife.... I guess I am a fantasy. 4/11/2009 32
  • 33. About Marilyn Monroe, by her ex-husband, Arthur Miller: To have survived, she would have had to be either more cynical or even further from reality than she was. Instead, she was a poet on a street corner trying to recite to a crowd pulling at her clothes. 4/11/2009 33
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  • 35. If I play a stupid girl and ask a stupid question I've got to follow it 4/11/2009 35 through. What am I supposed to do - look intelligent?
  • 36. What good is it being Marilyn Monroe? Why can't I just be an ordinary woman? A woman who can have a family ... I'd settle for just one baby. My own baby. 4/11/2009 36
  • 37. The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up. 4/11/2009 37
  • 38. 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. 4/11/2009 38
  • 39. To a reporter: Please don't make me a joke. 4/11/2009 39
  • 40. Everyone's just laughing at me. I hate it. Big breasts, big ass, big 4/11/2009 deal, Can't I be anything else ? Gee, how long can you be sexy?40
  • 41. Shelley Winters: If she'd been dumber, she'd have been happier. Billy Wilder: The luminosity of that face! There has never been a woman with such voltage on the screen, with the exception of Garbo. Also from Lee Strasberg's eulogy: Marilyn Monroe was a legend. In her lifetime she created a myth of what a poor girl from a deprived background could attain. For the entire world she became a symbol of the eternal feminine. Groucho Marx: It's amazing. She's Mae West, Theda Bara and Bo Peep all rolled into one. 4/11/2009 41
  • 42. 4/11/2009 42 I restore myself when I'm alone.
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  • 44. 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. 4/11/2009 44
  • 45. 1956 interview about her childhood: Looking back, I guess I used to play- act all the time. For one thing, it meant I could live in a more interesting 4/11/2009 45 world than the one around me.
  • 46. I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot. 4/11/2009 46
  • 47. It's woman's spirit and mood a man has to stimulate in order to make sex interesting. The real lover is the man who can thrill you by touching your head or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space. 4/11/2009 47
  • 48. Men who think that a woman's past love affairs lessen her love for them are usually stupid and weak. A woman can bring a new love to each man she loves, providing there are not too many. 4/11/2009 48
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  • 50. Husbands are chiefly good as lovers when they are betraying their wives. 4/11/2009 50
  • 51. Of the nude pictures: Sure I posed. I needed the money. 4/11/2009 51
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  • 53. I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent. Marilyn Monroe was found dead by her housekeeper on August 5, 1962. Her death was ruled as an overdose of sleeping pills. Questions remain about the circumstances and timeline of housekeeper Eunice Murray’s discovery of Monroe’s body. Also, some conspiracy theories involve John and Robert Kennedy. The official cause of her death was “probable suicide”. 4/11/2009 53
  • 54. Trinity 4/11/2009 54