Marlene Dietrich

Marlene Dietrich

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


  • Sex: In America an obsession. In other parts of the world a fact.
    • Marlene Dietrich's ABC[1] (1962)
  • Once a woman has forgiven her man, she must not reheat his sins for breakfast.
  • Most women set out to try to change a man, and when they have changed him they do not like him.
  • The legs aren't so beautiful, I just know what to do with them.
  • 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.
  • 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!

Quotes AboutEdit

  • She is brave, beautiful, loyal, kind and generous
    • Ernest Hemingway, a dear friend and rumored lover (the latter denied by Marlene)
  • In your voice, we hear the voice of the Lorelei. In your look, the Lorelei turns to us.
  • Whoever knows her and has been able to experience her has experienced perfection itself.

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