[after directing Marilyn Monroe for the second time in “Some Like It Hot”] I have discussed this with my doctor and my psychiatrist and they tell me I’m too old and too rich to go through this again.

Billy Wilder

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Marilyn, “I Wanna Be Loved By You”

I’ve often stood silent at a party for hours listening to my movie idols turn into dull and little people.

Marilyn Monroe

I’m selfish, impatient, and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I’m 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.

Marilyn Monroe