Marilyn Monroe needs no introducing. This 1926-born iconic American actress is known for her pop culture image. However, there is so much more to her. And fragments from her intimate notes and poetry-like musings scribbled in notebooks and papers reveal this complexity of her personality. 

These philosophical pieces offer insight into love, life and what not-

Source: Brain Pickings
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