"Some of my foster families used to send me to the movies to get me out of the house and there I'd sit all day and way into the night. Up in front, there with the screen so big, a little kid all alone, and I loved it. I loved anything that moved up there and I didn't miss anything that happened and there was no popcorn either."
"Film spectators are quiet vampires."Marilyn Monroe on Jim Morrison
"Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic."Marilyn Monroe on Johnny Depp
"You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies - all of life's riddles are answered in the movies."Marilyn Monroe on Steve Martin
"This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country."Marilyn Monroe on Clint Eastwood
"Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood."Marilyn Monroe on Walt Disney
"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."