When you look at Marilyn on the screen, you don’t want anything bad to happen to her. You really care that she should be all right…happy. - Natalie Wood
A lady from way back … quiet, gentle, gracious, and the sort of girl you’d like to bring home and say, ‘Mama, this is Marilyn.’
- Columnist Henry McLemore,
One of the most unappreciated people in the world.
- Joshua Logan
Fifty years on, we’re still watching her movies and talking about her. That’s not a dumb woman trust me.
- Lauren Bacall
She will go on eternally.
- Jackie Kennedy Onassis
Norma Jeane was always a butterfly. She was beautiful all her life, within and without. Like all beautiful butterflies, she had to fly away.
- Jim Dougherty
She was a nice calm and sensitive person. She put a lot of effort into her work and was caring.
- Lana Del Rey
She’s wonderful. Cosmological. I wanted to put a picture of her in my latest book, as a celestial object.
- Stephen Hawking
But, like the beautiful flower she was, she bloomed and died…and so the cycle of life goes on. The Lord giveth the Lord taketh away.
- Bill Pursell