Marlene Dietrich

German-American actress and singer (1901-1992)

Marie Magdalene "Marlene" Dietrich (27 December 19016 May 1992) was a German-American actress and singer.

Marlene Dietrich in 1951


  • Quotations: 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.
  • Most women set out to try to change a man, and when they have changed him they do not like him. [citation needed]
  • The legs aren't so beautiful, I just know what to do with them. [citation needed]
  • 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. [citation needed]
  • Jungs! Opfert euch nicht! Der krieg ist doch scheiße, Hitler ist ein idiot! (message in a pro-allied propaganda broadcast) Translation: Boy! Do not sacrifice yourself! The war is but shit, Hitler is an idiot!
    • Marlene Dietrich: Life and Legend [1]
  • 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. [citation needed]

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