Marlene Dietrich Quotes (32 quotations)

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1. A king, realizing his incompetence, can either delegate or abdicate his duties. A father can do neither. If only sons could see the paradox, they would understand the dilemma. - Marlene Dietrich

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

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

4. Everyone in our culture wants to win a prize. Perhaps that is the grand lesson we have taken with us from kindergarten in the age of perversions of Dewey-style education: everyone gets a ribbon, and praise becomes a meaningless narcotic to soothe egoistic distemper. - Marlene Dietrich

5. Glamour is what I sell, it's my stock in trade. - Marlene Dietrich

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

7. 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 - it's gone. - Marlene Dietrich

8. I am at heart a gentleman. - Marlene Dietrich

9. I am not a myth. - Marlene Dietrich

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

11. 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. - Marlene Dietrich

12. 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

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

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

15. 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. - Marlene Dietrich

16. If there is a supreme being, he's crazy. - Marlene Dietrich

17. In America sex is an obsession, in other parts of the world it is a fact. - Marlene Dietrich

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

19. Its the friends you can call up at four a.m. that matter. - Marlene Dietrich

20. Latins are tenderly enthusiastic. In Brazil they throw flowers at you. In Argentina they throw themselves. - Marlene Dietrich

21. Most women set out to try to change a man, and when they have changed him they don't like him. - Marlene Dietrich

22. On The Blue Angel, I thought everything we were doing was awful. They kept a camera pointed here (groin). I was so young and dumb. - Marlene Dietrich

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

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

25. Sex. In America an obsession. In other parts of the world a fact. - Marlene Dietrich

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