Quotation by William A. Drake

I want to be alone ... I just want to be alone.
William A. Drake, screenwriter, and Edmund Goulding. Grusinskaya (Greta Garbo), in Grand Hotel (film) (1932).

The phrase was associated with Garbo although she claims never to have said it word for word: "I only said I want to be let alone." In the movie The Single Standard, she spoke the line: "I am walking alone because I want to be alone."
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