I like the sea: we understand one another. It is always yearning, sighing for something it cannot have; and so am I.
When one has not long to live, why shouldn't one have fancies?
It's not just her face, which is gorgeous. It's that she's attractive in a much fuller way than that.
I never met a man I could marry.
It's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half.
There is no one who would have me - I can't cook.
It is bitter to think of one's best years disappearing in this unpolished country.
Your joys and sorrows. You can never tell them. You cheapen the inside of yourself if you do tell them.
[When asked if she believed in "women's lib":] Not really. Not when I see what most of them look like.
If youâ€™re going to die on screen, youâ€™ve got to be strong and in good health.
chemically, we're already quite sympathetic.
It is bitter to think of one's best years disappearing in this unpolished country. Greta Garb
Gimme a visky with a ginger ale on the side - and don't be stinchy, beby.
You don't have to be married to have a good friend as your partner for life. Greta Garb
My talents fall within definite limitations. I am not as versatile an actress as some think.
If only those who dream about Hollywood knew how difficult it all is.
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.
If you are blessed, you are blessed, whether you are married or single.
Except physically, we know little more about Garbo than we know about Shakespeare.
Is there anything better than to be longing for something, when you know it is within reach?
Every one of us lives this life just once, if we are honest, to live once is enough.
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.
This is where I have wasted the best years of my life.
I want to be left alone.
Every one of us lives his life just once; if we are honest, to live once is enough
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.
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.
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.
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'm tired and nervous and I'm in America. Here you don't know that you live.