"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."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Marilyn Monroe on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Marilyn Monroe on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Marilyn Monroe on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Marilyn Monroe on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Marilyn Monroe on Mahatma Gandhi
"Sometimes I think it would be easier to avoid old age, to die young, but then you'd never complete your life, would you? You'd never wholly know you."
"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."
"I restore myself when I'm alone."
"It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone - so far."
"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."