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“Anyone who has a continuous smile on his face conceals a toughness that is almost frightening.”
Greta Garbo
“I never said, 'I want to be alone.' I only said 'I want to be let alone!' There is all the difference.”
Greta Garbo, Garbo
“There are some who want to get married and others who don't. I have never had an impulse to go to the altar. I am a difficult person to lead.”
Greta Garbo, Greta and Cecil
“There are many things in your heart you can never tell to another person. They are you, your private joys and sorrows, and you can never tell them. You cheapen yourself, the inside of yourself, when you tell them.”
Greta Garbo
“I'm a completely worthless woman and no man should risk his life for me.”
Greta Garbo
“How can one change one's entire life and build a new one on one moment of love? And yet, that's what you make me want to close my eyes and do.”
Greta Garbo
“Why haven't I got a husband and children?" mused Greta Garbo to the Dutchess of Windsor, "I never met a man I could marry.”
Greta Garbo
“Life would be so wonderful if we only knew what to do with it. ”
Greta Garbo
“I like the sea: we understand one another. It is always yearning, sighing for something it cannot have; and so am I.”
Greta Garbo
“I'm afraid of NOTHING except being bored! ”
Greta Garbo
“I'm not always sincere. One can't be in this world, you know.”
Greta Garbo
“Every one of us lives this life just once, if we are honest, to live once is enough.”
Greta Garbo
“Why should you care for a woman like me? I'm always nervous or sick, or sad or too gay.”
Greta Garbo
“Perhaps it's better if I live in your heart, where the world can't see me. If I'm dead, there will be no stain on our love.”
Greta Garbo
“Is there anything better than to be longing for something, when you know it is within reach?”
Greta Garbo
“Bartender! Vring me some viskey with chincher ale on de side & don't be stingy, baby. (Garbo's first words in a talking picture)”
Greta Garbo
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“I don’t like to talk to people, because I can’t express myself satisfactorily. I don’t say the things I mean.”
Greta Garbo
“Snow is like a wide sea. One could go out and be lost in it and forget the world, and oneself.”
Greta Garbo
“I like the sea: we understand one another. It is always yearning, sighing for something it cannot have; so am I.”
Greta Garbo


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