44 Total Quotes

Swedish Actress Quotes

A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit.
Elton Trueblood
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Cancer victims who don't accept their fate, who don't learn to live with it, will only destroy what little time they have left.
Ingrid Bergman
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I've gone from saint to whore and back to saint again, all in one lifetime.
Ingrid Bergman
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Time is shortening. But every day that I challenge this cancer and survive is a victory for me.
Ingrid Bergman
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It is not whether you really cry. It's whether the audience thinks you are crying.
Ingrid Bergman
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Happiness is good health and a bad memory.
Ingrid Bergman
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If only those who dream about Hollywood knew how difficult it all is.
Greta Garbo
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There seems to be a law that governs all our actions so I never make plans.
Greta Garbo
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There are advantages to being a star though - you can always get a table in a full restaurant.
Ingrid Bergman
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The world is equally shocked at hearing Christianity criticized and seeing it practiced.
Elton Trueblood
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I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go?
Ingrid Bergman
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Be yourself. The world worships the original.
Ingrid Bergman
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If you are blessed, you are blessed, whether you are married or single.
Greta Garbo
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I remember one day sitting at the pool and suddenly the tears were streaming down my cheeks. Why was I so unhappy? I had success. I had security. But it wasn't enough. I was exploding inside.
Ingrid Bergman
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There is no one who would have me - I can't cook.
Greta Garbo
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Until 45 I can play a woman in love. After 55 I can play grandmothers. But between those ten years, it is difficult for an actress.
Ingrid Bergman
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I don't sleep with happily married men.
Britt Ekland
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Your joys and sorrows. You can never tell them. You cheapen the inside of yourself if you do tell them.
Greta Garbo
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I was the shyest human ever invented, but I had a lion inside me that wouldn't shut up!
Ingrid Bergman
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Is there anything better than to be longing for something, when you know it is within reach?
Greta Garbo
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Anyone who has a continuous smile on his face conceals a toughness that is almost frightening.
Greta Garbo
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Life would be so wonderful if we only knew what to do with it.
Greta Garbo
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You don't have to be married to have a good friend as your partner for life.
Greta Garbo
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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.
Greta Garbo
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I don't want to be a silly temptress. I cannot see any sense in getting dressed up and doing nothing but tempting men in pictures.
Greta Garbo
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I wish I were supernaturally strong so I could put right everything that is wrong.
Greta Garbo
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I smoke all the time, one after the other.
Greta Garbo
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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.
Greta Garbo
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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.
Greta Garbo
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I never said, 'I want to be alone.' I only said, 'I want to be left alone.' There is all the difference.
Greta Garbo
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