Greta Garbo Quotes

Greta Garbo Quotes On Movie

Being a movie star, and

Being a movie star, and this applies to all of them, means being looked at from every possible direction. You are never left at peace, you’re just fair game.

I’ve always wanted two lives – one for the movies, one for myself.

How can one change one's

Greta Garbo Quotes On Love

Love is a romantic designation for a most ordinary biological process-or, shall we say, chemical-process … a lot of nonsense is talked and written about it.

It’s midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.

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 Quotes On Life

Every one of us lives this life just once, if we are honest, to live once is enough.

Life would be so wonderful if we only knew what to do with it.

You don’t have to be married to have a good friend as your partner for life.

The story of my life is about back entrances, side doors, secret elevators and other ways of getting in and out of places so that people won’t bother me.

I'm a completely worthless

I’m a completely worthless woman and no man should risk his life for me.

Greta Garbo Quotes On Self

it’s difficult in Hollywood to be allowed to try anything. It’s all a terrible compromise. There is no time for art. All that matters is what they call box office.

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.

I was always sad as a child, for as long as I can think back. I hated crowds of people, and used to sit in a corner by myself, just thinking.

I cannot see myself as a wife. Ugly word.

There is no one who would have me – I can’t cook.

Is there anything better

Is there anything better than to be longing for something, when you know it is within reach?

Greta Garbo Quotes On Never

I never said, ‘I want to be alone.’ I only said, ‘I want to be let alone!’ There is all the difference.

There seems to be a law that governs all our actions so I never make plans.

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.

I never met a man I could marry.

Greta Garbo Quotes On Like

Why should you care for a woman like me? I’m always nervous or sick, or sad or too gay.

I don’t like to talk to people, because I can’t express myself satisfactorily. I don’t say the things I mean.

I like the sea we understand

I like the sea: we understand one another. It is always yearning, sighing for something it cannot have; and so am I.

All alike, you men. You only want the satisfaction of being through with us first, that’s all. So far I’ve had the good fortune of beating you to it. So I am heartless.

I live like a monk: with one toothbrush, one cake of soap, and a pot of cream.

I don’t like writers. They’re dangerous people.

Anyone who has a continuous smile on his face conceals a toughness that is almost frightening.

If you are blessed, you are blessed, whether you are married or single.

I’m afraid of NOTHING except being bored!

It is bitter to think of one’s best years disappearing in this unpolished country.

I wish I were supernaturally strong so I could put right everything that is wrong.

I only said, ‘I want to be left alone.’

It could be so beautiful here if the Americans themselves had not made it so ugly with their big buildings, their millions of cars, and noise.

I don’t want to be a silly temptress. I cannot see any sense in getting dressed up and doing nothing but tempting men in pictures.

I’m not always sincere. One can’t be in this world, you know.

I always look well when I’m near death.

it’s difficult in Hollywood to be allowed to try anything. It’s all a terrible compromise. There is no time for art. All that matters is what they call box office.