Top Quotes by Marlene Dietrich

By | June 12, 2016

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

Marlene Dietrich

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

Marlene Dietrich

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

Marlene Dietrich

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

Marlene Dietrich

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

Marlene Dietrich

Grumbling is the death of love.

Marlene Dietrich

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

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

Without tenderness, a man is uninteresting.

Marlene Dietrich

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

Marlene Dietrich

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

Marlene Dietrich

I am at heart a gentleman.

Marlene Dietrich

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

Marlene Dietrich

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

Marlene Dietrich

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

Marlene Dietrich

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

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.

Marlene Dietrich

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

Marlene Dietrich

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

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

Marlene Dietrich

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

Marlene Dietrich

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

Marlene Dietrich

They want you to bring out your intestines.

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.

Marlene Dietrich

The Germans and I no longer speak the same language.

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.

Marlene Dietrich

Think twice before burdening a friend with a secret.

Marlene Dietrich

Superstitions are habits rather than beliefs.

Marlene Dietrich

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

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.

Marlene Dietrich

I am not a myth.

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.

Marlene Dietrich

I never enjoyed working in a film.

Marlene Dietrich

If there is a supreme being, he’s crazy.

Marlene Dietrich

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

Marlene Dietrich

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