"My work is the only ground I've ever had to stand on. I seem to have a whole superstructure with no foundation but I'm working on the foundation."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Marilyn Monroe on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Marilyn Monroe on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Marilyn Monroe on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Marilyn Monroe on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Marilyn Monroe on Maya Angelou
"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."