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Marlene Dietrich
By Anonym 15 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

There is a gigantic difference between earning a great deal of money and being rich.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

America took me into her bosom when there was no longer a country worthy of the name, but in my heart I am German - German in my soul.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

Glamour is what I sell, it's my stock in trade.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

Champagne makes you feel like it's Sunday and better days are just around the corner.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

Grumbling is the death of love

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

I'm worth more dead than alive. Don't cry for me after I'm gone; cry for me now.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

Glamour is assurance. It is a kind of knowing that you are all right in every way, mentally and physically and in appearance, and that, whatever the occasion or the situation, you are equal to it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

[On Las Vegas:] I love that town. No clocks. No locks. No restrictions.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

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.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

The British have an umbilical cord which has never been cut and through which tea flows constantly. It is curious to watch them in times of sudden horror, tragedy or disaster. The pulse stops apparently, and nothing can be done, and not one move made, until a “nice cup of tea” is quickly made. There is no question that it brings solace and does steady the mind. What a pity all countries are not.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

Sex: In America an obsession. In other parts of the world a fact.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

A country without bordellos is like a house without bathrooms.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

Latins are tenderly enthusiastic. In Brazil they throw flowers at you. In Argentina they throw themselves.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

Careful grooming may take twenty years off a woman's age, but you can't fool a flight of stairs.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

I dress for the image. Not for myself, not for the public, not for fashion, not for men.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

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

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

Habit: Often mistaken for love.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

Think twice before burdening a friend with a secret.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

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

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

Every human being is in need of talking to somebody. In this country nobody has time. It seems that talking to a friend has gone out of style. Now you have to pay money to go to an analyst.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

How do you know love is gone? If you said that you would be there at seven and you get there by nine, and he or she has not called the police yet - it's gone.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

I do not think that we have a “right” to happiness. If happiness happens, say thanks.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

There's something about an American soldier you can't explain. They're so grateful for anything, even a film actress coming to see them.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

The weak are more likely to make the strong weak than the strong are likely to make the weak strong.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

I never enjoyed working in a film.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

I had no desire to be an film actress, to always play somebody else, to be always beautiful with somebody constantly straightening out your every eyelash. It was always a big bother to me.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

...it gives you the impression that every day is Sunday.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

Seeing twilight fall should be prescribed by doctors.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

Victory is gay only back home. Up front it is joyless.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

Your daughter is your child for life.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

On Teasing : Teach your teen-age daughters not to tease boys into physical desire. You might save their lives.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

Most people who make movies are in real life a bitter disappointment. I, on the other hand, am so much better in real life.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

I am at heart a gentleman.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

Lover's words: “How beautiful you are, now that you love me.”

By Anonym 14 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

I was raised almost entirely on turnips and potatoes, but I think that the turnips had more to do with the effect than the potatoes.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

Don't follow it blindly into every dark alley. Always remember that you are not a model or a mannequin for which the fashion is created.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

I, personally, liked the legend.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

Words can bruise and break hearts, and minds as well. There are no black and blue marks, no broken bones to put in plaster casts, and therefore no prison bars for the offender.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

Do let him read the papers. But not while you accusingly tiptoe around the room, or perch much like a silent bird of prey on the edge of your most uncomfortable chair. (He will read them anyway, and he should read them, so let him choose his own good time.) Don't make a big exit. Just go. But kiss him quickly, before you go, otherwise he might think you are angry; he is used to suspecting he is doing something wrong.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

Timing: The alpha and omega of aerialists, jugglers, actors, diplomats, publicists, generals, prizefighters, revolutionists, financiers, dictators, lovers.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

In America, sex is an obsession, in other parts of the world it's a fact.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

Morocco: Looks better in films.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

Logic is the key to an all-inclusive spiritual well-being.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

Gentleman. A man who buys two of the same morning paper from the doorman of his favorite nightclub when he leaves with his girl.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

Duties are what make life most worth living. Lacking them, you are not necessary to anyone.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

Darling, the legs aren't so beautiful, I just know what to do with them.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

Where have all the flowers gone

By Anonym 14 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

The air and the sky seem to have been freshly washed and polished, and the people too.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Marlene Dietrich

Judging by the vast amount of cookbooks printed and sold in the United States one would think the American woman a fanatical cook. She isn't.