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“... 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 never said, 'I want to be alone.' I only said, 'I want to be let alone.' There is all the difference.”
“I don't like writers. They're dangerous people.”
“Don't call me Greta. I hate that name. Call me G.G. So much nicer, don't you think?”
“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.”
“I've always wanted two lives — one for the movies, one for myself.”
Greta Garbo, Swedish actor
(1905 - 1990)
Born: Greta Lovisa Gustafsson.