Marilyn Monroe had so many inspiring quotes over the course of her life. Despite often being painted as the happy blonde bombshell in movies, Marilyn was often in her personal life struggling with life’s extreme highs and lowest lows. Now long after her death in 1962, many of us still is both inspired by her words and intrigued by the mystery and complexity that was behind the pretty blonde face. So if you are looking for a quote to lift you up, to encourage you to follow your dreams, or something to help you find the truly important gems in life, Marilyn Monroe had something to say about it. Check out these quotes from Marilyn Monroe that are sure to inspire you.

19 Marilyn Monroe Quotes That Will Make You Love Her Even More

Marilyn Monroe Quotes About Being Happy

  • “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.”
  • “Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.”
  • “We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle.”

Marilyn Monroe Quotes About Following Your Dreams And Ambition

  • “Fear is stupid. So are regrets.”
  • “If I’d observed all the rules I’d never have got anywhere.”
  • “Give a girl the right pair of shoes and she’ll conquer the world.”
  • “I restore myself when I’m alone. A career is born in public — talent in privacy.”

Marilyn Monroe Quotes About When Things Don’t Go Your Way

  •  “Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.”
  • “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.”
  • “She was a girl who knew how to be happy even when she was sad. And that’s important—you know.”
  •  “Things go wrong so that you appreciate them when their right.”

Marilyn Monroe Quotes About Surviving A Breakup

  • “A girl doesn’t need anyone who doesn’t need her.”
  • “I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go.”
  • “Sometimes things fall apart so that better things can fall together.”

Marilyn Monroe Quotes About Standing Up For Yourself

  • “A wise girl kisses but doesn’t love, listens but doesn’t believe, and leaves before she is left.”
  • “Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.”

Marilyn Monroe About Dealing With Fake People

  • “You believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself.”
  • “If you’re gonna be two-faced at least make one of them pretty.”

Marilyn Monroe Quotes About Love

  • “The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space.”

So which of these Marilyn Monroe quotes inspires you? Tell me about all of your favorites in the comments!

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