One of the most iconic beauties in Hollywood history, Marilyn Monroe certainly needs no introduction. While she was widely recognised, still is, for her status as a sex symbol – Monroe was by no means limited to just her blonde locks, petite frame and red lips. We’ve gathered a few of her quotes for you that serve to remind the world that this staggering diva never failed to inspire with her sharp mind and candour.

A star in every way, Monroe was the astonishing embodiment of glamour and beauty itself and the world is a less magical place without her. Thank you though, Marilyn, for having existed.