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Marilyn Monroe
I always felt I was nobody and the only way for me to be somebody was to be... well, somebody else.
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I always felt insecure and in the way, but most of all I felt scared. I guess I wanted love more than anything else in the world.
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I don't understand why people aren't a little more generous with each other.
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I never intentionally mean to hurt anyone, but you can't be too nice to people you work with, else they will trample you to death.
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I think cheesecake helps call attention to you. Then you can follow through and prove yourself.
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I won't be satisfied until people want to hear me sing without looking at me.
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The most unsatisfactory men are those who pride themselves on their virility and regard sex as if it were some form of athletics at which you can win cups. It is a 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 just by touching your head or smiling into your eyes or by just staring into space.
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You know who I always depend on? Not strangers, not friends. The telephone! That's my best friend. I seldom write letters, but I love calling friends, especially late at night, when I can't sleep.
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I always sleep with my mouth open. I know because it's open when I wake up.
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My marriage brought me neither happiness nor pain. My husband and I hardly spoke to each other. This wasn't because we were angry. We had nothing to say.
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Even though I was born there, I still can't think of one good thing to say about it. If I close my eyes, and picture LA, all I see is one big varicose vein.
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Every morning I walk across my apartment rolling an empty soda bottle between my ankles, in order to preserve my balance.
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I like actors very much, but to marry one would be like marrying your brother. You look too much alike in the mirror.
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They way it is the individual is the underdog, and with all the things a corporation has going for them the individual comes out banged on her head. The artist is nothing. It's really tragic.
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I was never used to being happy, so that wasn't something I ever took for granted. You see, I was brought up differently from the average American child because the average child is brought up expecting to be happy.
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People ask me if I am going on making cheesecake pictures now that I'm a star. My answer is that as long as there is a boy in Korea who wants a pinup of me, I'll go on posing for them.
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When you're a failure in Hollywood, that's like starving to death outside a banquet hall, with smells of filet mignon driving you crazy.
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You can't sleep your way into being a star. It takes much, much more. But it helps a lot of actresses get their first chance that way.
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Ever notice that what the hell is always the right decision?
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#Random

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Isn't there any other part of the matzo you can eat?
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#Random

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Everyone's a star and deserves the right to twinkle.
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My arrival in school, with painted lips and darkened brows, started everybody buzzing. Why I was a siren, I hadn't the faintest idea. I didn't want to be kissed, and I didn't dream of being seduced by a duke or a movie star. The truth was that with all my lipstick and mascara and precocious curves, I was as unresponsive as a fossil. But I seemed to affect people quite otherwise.
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You sit alone. It's night outside. Automobiles roll down Sunset Boulevard like an endless string of beetles. Their rubber tires make a purring high-class noise. You're hungry, and you say, 'It's not good for my waistline to eat.' There's nothing finer than a washboard belly.
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I think if other girls know how bad I was when I started they'll be encouraged. I finally made up my mind I wanted to be an actress ~and I was not going to let my lack of confidence ruin my chances.
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#Self-esteem

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I didn't pay much attention to the whistles and whoops, in fact, I didn't quite hear them. I was full of a strange feeling, as if I were two people. One of them was Norma Jeane from the orphanage who belonged to nobody; the other was someone whose name I didn't know. But I knew where she belonged; she belonged to the ocean and the sky and the whole world.
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Mv first contract with 20th Century-Fox was like my first vaccination. It didn't take.
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#Experience

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I kept driving past the theatre with my name on the marquee. Was I excited. I wished they were using 'Norma Jeane' so that all the kids at the home and schools who never noticed me could see it.
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Wouldn't it be nice to be like men, just getting notches in your belt, having affairs with the most atttractive men . . . and not getting emotionally involved.
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You would think all other women kept their bodies in vaults.
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