‘If I should die,’ said I to myself, ‘I have left no immortal work behind me - nothing to make my friends proud of my memory - but I have lov’d the principle of beauty in all things, and if I had had time I would have made myself remember’d.’ - John Keats
“Like so many Americans, she was trying to construct a life that made sense from things she found in gift shops.” - Kurt Vonnegut
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Each curve was in the right place, but like a painted illustration in Playboy magazine, each was conspicuously exaggerated. Socially she tried not to rock the boat. She was outgiving and charming. If you wanted to talk about yourself, she listened. She was defensively shy. If you wanted to talk about her, she blushed. If you wanted to sing, she joined the chorus.
- Joseph Cotten on Marilyn Monroe in Vanity Will Get You Somewhere