audrey hepburn quotes

Audrey Hepburn Quotes

audrey hepburnAudrey Hepburn was born on May 4, 1929 and died on January 20, 1963.  She was a great great actress and humanitarian.  She starred in films like My Fair Lady, Charade, and Breakfast at Tiffany’s.  She always had something to say.  Here are some of the best Audrey Hepburn quotes:

 

  • Elegance is the only beauty that never fades. -Audrey Hepburn
  • The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries or the way she combs her hair. -Audrey Hepburn
  • You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him. -Audrey Hepburn
  • 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. -Audrey Hepburn
  • Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, it’s at the end of your arm, as you get older, remember you have another hand: The first is to help yourself, the second is to help others. -Audrey Hepburn
  • I never think of myself as an icon. What is in other people’s minds is not in my mind. I just do my thing. -Audrey Hepburn
  • And the beauty of a woman, with passing years only grows! -Audrey Hepburn
  • The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mole,but true beauty in a Woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she knows. -Audrey Hepburn
  • The beauty of a woman is seen in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides. -Audrey Hepburn
  • You can always tell what kind of a person a man really thinks you are by the earrings he gives you. -Audrey Hepburn
  • The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mode but the true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives the passion that she shows. The beauty of a woman grows with the passing years. -Audrey Hepburn
  • For my whole life, my favorite activity was reading. It’s not the most social pastime. -Audrey Hepburn
  • There are certain shades of limelight that can wreck a girl’s complexion. -Audrey Hepburn
  • I probably hold the distinction of being one movie star who, by all laws of logic, should never have made it. At each stage of my career, I lacked the experience. -Audrey Hepburn
  • I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it. -Audrey Hepburn
  • I tried always to do better: saw always a little further. I tried to stretch myself. -Audrey Hepburn
  • I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I’d invented it, because it is very true. -Audrey Hepburn
  • For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone. -Audrey Hepburn
  • As a matter of fact, I rather feel like expressing myself now. -Audrey Hepburn
  • For me the only things of interests are those linked to the heart. -Audrey Hepburn
  • Living is like tearing through a museum. Not until later do you really start absorbing what you saw, thinking about it, looking it up in a book, and remembering – because you can’t take it in all at once. -Audrey Hepburn
  • Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you’re exactly the same. -Audrey Hepburn
  • I never thought I’d land in pictures with a face like mine. -Audrey Hepburn
  • Anyone who does not believe in miracles is not a realist. -Audrey Hepburn
  • If I’m honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all. -Audrey Hepburn
  • I believe in manicures. I believe in overdressing. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick. I believe in pink. I believe happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and… I believe in miracles. -Audrey Hepburn
  • I don’t want to be alone, I want to be left alone. -Audrey Hepburn
  • Some people dream of having a big swimming pool. With me, it’s closets. -Audrey Hepburn
  • It’s that wonderful old-fashioned idea that others come first and you come second. This was the whole ethic by which I was brought up. Others matter more than you do, so ‘don’t fuss, dear; get on with it.’ -Audrey Hepburn
  • Good things aren’t supposed to just fall into your lap. God is very generous, but He expects you to do your part first. -Audrey Hepburn
  • There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don’t need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain. -Audrey Hepburn
  • Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’! -Audrey Hepburn
  • I decided, very early on, just to accept life unconditionally; I never expected it to do anything special for me, yet I seemed to accomplish far more than I had ever hoped. Most of the time it just happened to me without my ever seeking it. -Audrey Hepburn
  • Why change? Everyone has his own style. When you have found it, you should stick to it. -Audrey Hepburn
  • I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles. -Audrey Hepburn
  • If I get married, I want to be very married. -Audrey Hepburn
  • Make-up can only make you look pretty on the outside but it doesn’t help if your ugly on the inside. Unless you eat the make-up. -Audrey Hepburn
  • Since the world has existed, there has been injustice. But it is one world, the more so as it becomes smaller, more accessible. There is just no question that there is more obligation that those who have should give to those who have nothing. -Audrey Hepburn
  • I don’t take my life seriously, but I do take what I do – in my life – seriously -Audrey Hepburn
  • When you have nobody you can make a cup of tea for, when nobody needs you, that’s when I think life is over. -Audrey Hepburn
  • I’m half-Irish, half-Dutch, and I was born in Belgium. If I was a dog, I’d be in a hell of a mess! -Audrey Hepburn
  • On the one hand maybe I’ve remained infantile, while on the other I matured quickly, because at a young age I was very aware of suffering and fear. -Audrey Hepburn
  • Paris is always a good idea. -Audrey Hepburn
  • I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and I believe in miracles. -Audrey Hepburn
  • The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides. -Audrey Hepburn
  • Everything I learned I learned from the movies. -Audrey Hepburn
  • The best thing to hold onto in life is each other. -Audrey Hepburn
  • As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others. -Audrey Hepburn
  • I’m an introvert… I love being by myself, love being outdoors, love taking a long walk with my dogs and looking at the trees, flowers, the sky. -Audrey Hepburn
  • I was asked to act when I couldn’t act. I was asked to sing ‘Funny Face’ when I couldn’t sing, and dance with Fred Astaire when I couldn’t dance – and do all kinds of things I wasn’t prepared for. Then I tried like mad to cope with it. -Audrey Hepburn
  • I have to be alone very often. I’d be quite happy if I spent from Saturday night until Monday morning alone in my apartment. That’s how I refuel. -Audrey Hepburn
  • True friends are families which you can select. -Audrey Hepburn
  • Let’s face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people; it does for me. -Audrey Hepburn
  • I’ve been lucky. Opportunities don’t often come along. So, when they do, you have to grab them. -Audrey Hepburn
  • I have learnt how to live…how to be in the world and of the world, and not just to stand aside and watch. -Audrey Hepburn
  • A woman can be beautiful as well as intellectual. -Audrey Hepburn
  • Your heart just breaks, that’s all. But you can’t judge or point fingers. You just have to be lucky enough to find someone who appreciates you. -Audrey Hepburn
  • I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It’s probably the most important thing in a person. -Audrey Hepburn
  • The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters. -Audrey Hepburn
  • I hate girls that giggle all the time…You hate any girl that David looks at. -Audrey Hepburn
  • We all want to be loved, don’t we? Everyone looks for a way of finding love. It’s a constant search for affection in every walk of life. -Audrey Hepburn
  • Pick the day. Enjoy it – to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come… The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present – and I don’t want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future. -Audrey Hepburn
  • People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed; never throw out anyone. -Audrey Hepburn
  • My greatest ambition is to have a career without becoming a career woman. -Audrey Hepburn
  • There is one difference between a long life and a great dinner; in the dinner, the sweet things come last. -Audrey Hepburn


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