"Your joys and sorrows. You can never tell them. You cheapen the inside of yourself if you do tell them."
"When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."Greta Garbo on Khalil Gibran
"Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad."Greta Garbo on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers."Greta Garbo on Helen Keller
"If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements and worthwhilenesses I have been lucky enough to have had. Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home, but the joy of everything else. It will have been enough."Greta Garbo on Audrey Hepburn
"Sadness is but a wall between two gardens."Greta Garbo on Khalil Gibran
"I never said, 'I want to be alone.' I only said, 'I want to be left alone.' There is all the difference."
"I want to be alone."
"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."
"Anyone who has a continuous smile on his face conceals a toughness that is almost frightening."