"I think I have always had a little humor."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Marilyn Monroe on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Marilyn Monroe on Mark Twain
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."Marilyn Monroe on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Marilyn Monroe on Mahatma Gandhi
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."Marilyn Monroe on Henry Ward Beecher
"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."