"You just do it. You force yourself to get up. You force yourself to put one foot before the other, and goddamn it, you refuse to let it get to you. You fight. You cry. You curse. Then you go about your business of living. That’s how I’ve done it."

Marilyn Monroe, My Story (via dimensionalslip)

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"We should all start to live before we get too old. Fear is stupid. So are regrets."

Marilyn Monroe (via readthisphoto)

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"I have feelings too. I am still human. All I want is to be loved, for myself and for my talent."

Marilyn Monroe (via thepursuitofloveandhappiness)

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"It’s a make believe world, isn’t it?"

Marilyn to Richard Cottrell, the doctor who attended her during a hospital stay for her gall bladder removal in 1961.

This is taken from Ladies Home Journal in 1965.

(via alwaysmarilynmonroe)

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"So keep your head high, keep your chin up, and most importantly, keep smiling, because life’s a beautiful thing and there’s much to smile about." -Marilyn Monroe

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"Try to enjoy myself when I can - I’ll be miserable enough as it is."

Marilyn Monroe (via what-strange-lives-we-live)

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Marilyn photographed by Carl Perutz, 1958