"I want to be alone."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Greta Garbo on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Greta Garbo on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Greta Garbo on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Greta Garbo on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Greta Garbo on Marilyn Monroe
"I never said, 'I want to be alone.' I only said, 'I want to be left alone.' There is all the difference."
"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."
"Your joys and sorrows. You can never tell them. You cheapen the inside of yourself if you do tell them."
"Anyone who has a continuous smile on his face conceals a toughness that is almost frightening."