I don't want to make money, I just want to be wonderful.
Quote by Marilyn Monroe
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I myself would like to become more disciplined within my work.
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.
What good am I? I can't have kids. I can't cook. I've been divorced three times. Who would want me?
Husbands are chiefly good as lovers when they are betraying their wives.
I'm selfish, impatient, and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I'm out of control, and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best.
The truth is, I've never fooled anyone. I've let men sometimes fool themselves.
I don't know if high society is different in other cities, but in Hollywood, important people can't stand to be invited someplace that isn't full of other important people. They don't mind a few unfamous people being present because they make good listeners.
What good is it being Marilyn Monroe? Why can't I just be an ordinary woman?
I have noticed... that men usually leave married women alone and are inclined to treat all wives with respect. This is no great credit to married women.
There is just no comparison between having a dinner date with a man and staying home playing canasta with the girls.
What does mysticism really mean? It means the way to attain knowledge. It's close to philosophy, except in philosophy you go horizontally while in mysticism you go vertically.
Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these are, in truth, very often owing not so much to design as chance.
I believe that being successful means having a balance of success stories across the many areas of your life. You can't truly be considered successful in your business life if your home life is in shambles.
Which is - you know, like check it out, I'm pretty young, I'm only about 40 years old. I still have maybe another four decades of work left in me. And it's exceedingly likely that anything I write from this point forward is going to be judged by the world as the work that came after the freakish success of my last book, right?
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
Words may be common but the thought conveyed by those words are always unique.
Most people dread finding out when they come to die that they have never really lived.
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.
There is also this benefit in brag, that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
God speaks to us through his language and our language but we only listen to our language