If there is only one thing in my life that I am proud of, it's that I've never been a kept woman.
Quote by Marilyn Monroe
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I once wanted to prove myself by being a great actress. Now I want to prove that I'm a person. Then maybe I'll be a great actress.
There was my name up in lights. I said, 'God, somebody's made a mistake.' But there it was, in lights. And I sat there and said, 'Remember, you're not a star.' Yet there it was up in lights.
Consider the fellow. He never spends his time telling you about his previous night's date. You get the idea he has eyes only for you and wouldn't think of looking at another woman.
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 is it being Marilyn Monroe? Why can't I just be an ordinary woman?
I've always felt toward the slightest scene, even if all I had to do in a scene was just to come in and say, 'Hi,' that the people ought to get their money's worth and that this is an obligation of mine, to give them the best you can get from me.
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.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot.
Respect is one of life's greatest treasures. I mean, what does it all add up to if you don't have that?
When it comes to gossip, I have to readily admit men are as guilty as women.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend.
By reading the scriptures I am so renewed that all nature seems renewed around me and with me. The sky seems to be a pure, a cooler blue, the trees a deeper green. The whole world is charged with the glory of God and I feel fire and music under my feet.
It is good taste, and good taste alone, that possesses the power to sterilize and is always the first handicap to any creative functioning.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed.
The process by which banks create money is so simple that the mind is repelled.
When a place gets crowded enough to require ID's, social collapse is not far away. It is time to go elsewhere. The best thing about space travel is that it made it possible to go elsewhere.
I don't believe in this business of being behind, better to be in front.
For four to six months at a time, I would barely eat. I lived on a diet of Melba toast, carrots, and black coffee.
Technology is like water it wants to find its level. So if you hook up your computer to a billion other computers, it just makes sense that a tremendous share of the resources you want to use - not only text or media but processing power too - will be located remotely.