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  • Sir Laurence Olivier: She's quite wonderful. No training, no craft, no guile, just pure instinct. Astonishing.
    Colin Clark: You should tell her that.
    Sir Laurence Olivier: Oh, I will. But she won't believe me. That's probably what makes her great, yet it's certainly what makes her so profoundly unhappy.
    ‐ Submitted by Jillian L (3 years ago)

  • Lucy: Did she break your heart?
    Colin Clark: A little.
    Lucy: Good, it needed breaking.
    ‐ Submitted by Jillian L (3 years ago)

  • Marilyn Monroe: All people ever see is Marilyn Monroe. As soon as they realize I'm not her, they run.
    ‐ Submitted by Jillian L (3 years ago)

  • Colin Clark: It's agony because he's a great actor who wants to be a film star, and you're a film star who wants to be a great actress. This film won't help either of you.
    ‐ Submitted by Jillian L (3 years ago)

  • Sir Laurence Olivier: Acting is all about truth and if you can fake that, you'll have a jolly good career.
    ‐ Submitted by Frances H (3 years ago)

  • Dame Sybil Thorndike: First love is sweet despair.
    ‐ Submitted by Thiago N (3 years ago)

  • Dame Sybil Thorndike: First love is such a sweet despair, Colin.
    ‐ Submitted by Ayu F (4 years ago)

  • Marilyn Monroe: Why do the people I love always leave me?
    ‐ Submitted by Luís Miguel R (4 years ago)

  • Marilyn Monroe: People always see Marilyn Monroe. As soon as they realize I'm not her, they run.
    ‐ Submitted by Luís Miguel R (4 years ago)

  • Marilyn Monroe: Don't forget me.
    Colin Clark: As if I could.
    ‐ Submitted by Luís Miguel R (4 years ago)

  • Colin Clark: Here's what I remember most: her embrace. Her belief in me. And the joy she gave. That was her gift. When I think of her now, I think of that time when a dream came true. And my only talent was not to close my eyes.
    ‐ Submitted by Luís Miguel R (4 years ago)

  • Dame Sybil Thorndike: None of the rest of us truly know how to act for the camera, but you do. It's a rare gift.
    ‐ Submitted by Udrayana P (4 years ago)

  • Sir Laurence Olivier: The darling girl spends the entire day asleep.
    ‐ Submitted by Udrayana P (4 years ago)

  • Sir Laurence Olivier: Remember boy: when it comes to women, you're never too old for humiliation.
    ‐ Submitted by Steve S (4 years ago)

  • Sir Laurence Olivier: You do look, my son, in a moved sort, as if you were dismayed. Be cheerful, sir. Our revels new are ended. We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep.
    ‐ Submitted by Samira O (4 years ago)

  • Sir Laurence Olivier: Be cheerful sir. Our revels now are ended. We are such stuff as dreams are made on and our little life is rounded with a sleep.
    ‐ Submitted by Angela T (4 years ago)

  • Marilyn Monroe: Little girls shouldn't be told how pretty they are. They should grow up knowing how much their mother loves them.
    ‐ Submitted by Amir V (4 years ago)

  • Marilyn Monroe: Thank you for being on my side.
    ‐ Submitted by Jerky S (4 years ago)

  • Arthur Jacobs: Marilyn, is it true you wear nothing in bed but Perfume?
    Marilyn Monroe: Darling, as I'm in England let's say I sleep in nothing but Yardley's lavender.
    ‐ Submitted by Rawballs B (4 years ago)

  • Sir Laurence Olivier: She's quite wonderful. No training, no craft, no guile, just pure instinct. Astonishing.
    Colin Clark: You should tell her that.
    Sir Laurence Olivier: Oh, I will. But she won't believe me. That's probably what makes her great, yet it's certainly what makes her so profoundly unhappy.
    ‐ Submitted by Vivien H (4 years ago)

  • Marilyn Monroe: People always see Marilyn Monroe. As soon as they realize I'm not her, they run.
    ‐ Submitted by Vivien H (4 years ago)

  • Marilyn Monroe: Little girls shouldn't be told how pretty they are. They should grow up knowing how much their mother loves them.
    ‐ Submitted by Vivien H (4 years ago)

  • Marilyn Monroe: First love is such sweet despair.
    ‐ Submitted by Veronica C (4 years ago)

  • Marilyn Monroe: Surprise!
    ‐ Submitted by Chris P (4 years ago)

  • Marilyn Monroe: All people ever see is Marilyn Monroe.
    ‐ Submitted by Chris P (4 years ago)