Marlene Dietrich Quotes

- Notable Marlene Dietrich Quotes Index -

Born: December 27, 1901, Schöneberg, Germany
Birth Country: Germany
Died: Paris, France, May 6, 1992
Occupation: Actor

1.
A man would prefer to come home to an unmade bed and a happy woman than to a neatly made bed and an angry woman.
- Marlene Dietrich

2.
Courage and grace are a formidable mixture. The only place to see it is in the bullring.
- Marlene Dietrich

3.
Grumbling is the death of love.
- Marlene Dietrich

4.
I dress for the image. Not for myself, not for the public, not for fashion, not for men.
- Marlene Dietrich

5.
I love quotations because it is a joy to find thoughts one might have, beautifully expressed with much authority by someone recognized wiser than oneself.
- Marlene Dietrich

6.
I never enjoyed working in a film.
- Marlene Dietrich

7.
It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich

8.
Most women set out to try to change a man, and when they have changed him they do not like him.
- Marlene Dietrich

9.
Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.
- Marlene Dietrich

10.
There is a gigantic difference between earning a great deal of money and being rich.
- Marlene Dietrich

11.
To be completely woman you need a master, and in him a compass for your life. You need a man you can look up to and respect. If you dethrone him it's no wonder that you are discontented, and discontented women are not loved for long.
- Marlene Dietrich

12.
When you're dead, you're dead. That's it.
- Marlene Dietrich

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