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19 Times Marilyn Knew Best

Quotes which prove that Marilyn was wise beyond her years...

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1. She understood the importance of shoes

"Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world"
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"Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world"

2. She didn't fear growing old gracefully

"I want to grow old without face lifts. I want to have the courage to be loyal to the face I have made"
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"I want to grow old without face lifts. I want to have the courage to be loyal to the face I have made"

3. She had an answer for everything

"Ever notice how 'What the hell' is always the right answer?"
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"Ever notice how 'What the hell' is always the right answer?"

4. She saw the potential in everybody

"We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle"
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"We are all of us stars, and we deserve to twinkle"

5. She knew that sometimes you have to rebel in life

"If I'd observed all the rules I'd never have got anywhere"
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"If I'd observed all the rules I'd never have got anywhere"

6. She had girl power

"One of the best things that ever happened to me is that I'm a woman. That is the way all females should feel"
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"One of the best things that ever happened to me is that I'm a woman. That is the way all females should feel"

7. She could see the bigger picture

"I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together"
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"I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together"

8. She had a healthy body image

"To all the girls that think you’re fat because you’re not a size zero, you’re the beautiful one, its society who’s ugly"
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"To all the girls that think you’re fat because you’re not a size zero, you’re the beautiful one, its society who’s ugly"

9. She knew what made a girl truly beautiful

"A smile is the best makeup a girl could wear"
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"A smile is the best makeup a girl could wear"

10. She knew that money wasn't everything

"I don't want to make money, I just want to be wonderful"
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"I don't want to make money, I just want to be wonderful"

11. She knew it was important to keep your dignity intact

"I don't mind making jokes, but I don't want to look like one"
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"I don't mind making jokes, but I don't want to look like one"

12. She understood the importance of friendship

"Friends will always be there for you. Don't worry about the fakes, worry about the people who had your back from the start and never treated you wrong"
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"Friends will always be there for you. Don't worry about the fakes, worry about the people who had your back from the start and never treated you wrong"

13. She knew it was always better to be yourself

"Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are"
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"Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are"

14. She knew that you shouldn't ever give up

"Just because you fail once, doesn't mean you're gonna fail at everything. Keep trying, hold on, and always trust yourself, because if you don't then who will"
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"Just because you fail once, doesn't mean you're gonna fail at everything. Keep trying, hold on, and always trust yourself, because if you don't then who will"

15. She knew that you had to persevere to find true love

"As for lovers, well, they'll come and go too. And baby, I hate to say it, most of them - actually pretty much all of them are going to break your heart, but you can't give up because if you give up, you'll never find your soulmate. You'll never find that half who makes you whole"
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"As for lovers, well, they'll come and go too. And baby, I hate to say it, most of them - actually pretty much all of them are going to break your heart, but you can't give up because if you give up, you'll never find your soulmate. You'll never find that half who makes you whole"

16. She thought there were no limits to your dreams

"A wise girl knows her limits, a smart girl knows that she has none"
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"A wise girl knows her limits, a smart girl knows that she has none"

17. She understood that nobody's perfect

"I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best"
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"I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best"

18. She thought that we should live our lives to the full

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

19. She appreciated the beauty of life, and wanted everyone else to do the same.

"Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there's so much to smile about."
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"Keep smiling, because life is a beautiful thing and there's so much to smile about."

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