Your joys and sorrows. You can never tell them. You cheapen the inside of yourself if you do tell them.
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.
the sadness in her eyes.
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.
Flesh and the Devil.
There seems to be a law that governs all our actions so I never make plans.
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.
chemically, we're already quite sympathetic.
If youâ€™re going to die on screen, youâ€™ve got to be strong and in good health.
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.
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 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.
Life would be so wonderful if we only knew what to do with it.
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.
It is bitter to think of one's best years disappearing in this unpolished country. Greta Garb
It is bitter to think of one's best years disappearing in this unpolished country.
When one has not long to live, why shouldn't one have fancies?
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 never said, 'I want to be alone.' I only said, 'I want to be left alone.' There is all the difference.
Gimme a visky with a ginger ale on the side - and don't be stinchy, beby.
Every one of us lives his life just once; if we are honest, to live once is enough
I wish I were supernaturally strong so I could put right everything that is wrong.
My talents fall within definite limitations. I am not as versatile an actress as some think.
I'm tired and nervous and I'm in America. Here you don't know that you live.
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 cannot see myself as a wife. Ugly word.
[When asked if she believed in "women's lib":] Not really. Not when I see what most of them look like.
I never said, 'I want to be alone.' I only said, 'I want to be let alone!' There is all the difference.
You don't have to be married to have a good friend as your partner for life. Greta Garb
If you are confirmed, you will essentially disappear from public view. This hearing will, in some ways, be the last time that the nation will see you at work.