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

-Greta Garbo
Greta Garbo

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

Greta Garbo
the sadness in her eyes.
Greta Garbo

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
Garbo still belongs to that moment in cinema when capturing the human face still plunged audiences into the deepest ecstasy, when one literally lost oneself in a human image as one would in a philtre, when the face represented a kind of absolute state of the flesh, which could be neither reached nor renounced.
Greta Garbo

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

Greta Garbo
Every one of us lives his life just once; if we are honest, to live once is enough
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
Anyone who has a continuous smile on his face conceals a toughness that is almost frightening.
Greta Garbo

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.

Greta Garbo
It's not just her face, which is gorgeous. It's that she's attractive in a much fuller way than that.