Marlene Dietrich - Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Superstitions are habits rather than beliefs.

Superstitions are habits rather than beliefs.

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

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

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

I am not a myth. ---->>>

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

Think twice before burdening a friend with a secret.

Think twice before burdening a friend with a secret.

When you're dead, you're dead. That's it.

When you're dead, you're dead. That's it.

If there is a supreme being, he's crazy. ---->>>

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.

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.

Without tenderness, a man is uninteresting.

Without tenderness, a man is uninteresting.

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

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.

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.

The average man is more interested in a woman who is interested in him than he is in a woman with beautiful legs. ---->>>

I am at heart a gentleman. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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

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

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. ---->>>

The Germans and I no longer speak the same language. ---->>>

The tears I have cried over Germany have dried. I have washed my face. ---->>>

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

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

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.

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.

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. ---->>>

They want you to bring out your intestines. ---->>>

Grumbling is the death of love.

Grumbling is the death of love.

I never enjoyed working in a film.

I never enjoyed working in a film.

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 12-27, 1901
Birthplace: in Berlin, Germany
Die: 05-06, 1992
Occupation: Actress

Marie Magdalene "Marlene" Dietrich (, German pronunciation: [maɐ̯ˈleːnə ˈdiːtʁɪç]; 27 December 1901 – 6 May 1992) was a German actress and singer who held both German and American citizenship. Throughout her unusually long career, which spanned from the 1910s to the 1980s, she maintained popularity by continually reinventing herself (wikipedia)