Katharine Hepburn - Quotes

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We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers - but never blame yourself. It's never your fault. But it's always your fault, because if you wanted to change you're the one who has got to change.

We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers - but never blame yourself. It's never your fault. But it's always your fault, because if you wanted to change you're the one who has got to change.

Life is hard. After all, it kills you.

Life is hard. After all, it kills you.

If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun. ---->>>

If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married.

If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married.

It's a rather rude gesture, but at least it's clear what you mean. ---->>>

Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.

Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.

Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get - only with what you are expecting to give - which is everything. ---->>>

My greatest strength is common sense. I'm really a standard brand - like Campbell's tomato soup or Baker's chocolate.

My greatest strength is common sense. I'm really a standard brand - like Campbell's tomato soup or Baker's chocolate.

Life is to be lived. If you have to support yourself, you had bloody well better find some way that is going to be interesting. And you don't do that by sitting around.

Life is to be lived. If you have to support yourself, you had bloody well better find some way that is going to be interesting. And you don't do that by sitting around.

I have many regrets, and I'm sure everyone does. The stupid things you do, you regret... if you have any sense, and if you don't regret them, maybe you're stupid. ---->>>

If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased. ---->>>

The average Hollywood film star's ambition is to be admired by an American, courted by an Italian, married to an Englishman and have a French boyfriend. ---->>>

Never complain. Never explain.

Never complain. Never explain.

If you want to give up the admiration of thousands of men for the distain of one, go ahead, get married.

If you want to give up the admiration of thousands of men for the distain of one, go ahead, get married.

Dressing up is a bore. At a certain age, you decorate yourself to attract the opposite sex, and at a certain age, I did that. But I'm past that age.

Dressing up is a bore. At a certain age, you decorate yourself to attract the opposite sex, and at a certain age, I did that. But I'm past that age.

To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time. ---->>>

Acting is the most minor of gifts. After all, Shirley Temple could do it when she was four.

Acting is the most minor of gifts. After all, Shirley Temple could do it when she was four.

Plain women know more about men than beautiful women do.

Plain women know more about men than beautiful women do.

Acting is a nice childish profession - pretending you're someone else and, at the same time, selling yourself. ---->>>

I never lose sight of the fact that just being is fun. ---->>>

Why slap them on the wrist with feather when you can belt them over the head with a sledgehammer. ---->>>

Enemies are so stimulating.

Enemies are so stimulating.

Death will be a great relief. No more interviews.

Death will be a great relief. No more interviews.

As for me, prizes are nothing. My prize is my work. ---->>>

I never realized until lately that women were supposed to be the inferior sex.

I never realized until lately that women were supposed to be the inferior sex.

Being a housewife and a mother is the biggest job in the world, but if it doesn't interest you, don't do it - I would have made a terrible mother. ---->>>

Without discipline, there's no life at all.

Without discipline, there's no life at all.

Only the really plain people know about love - the very fascinating ones try so hard to create an impression that they soon exhaust their talents. ---->>>

Marriage is a series of desperate arguments people feel passionately about.

Marriage is a series of desperate arguments people feel passionately about.

Acting is the perfect idiot's profession.

Acting is the perfect idiot's profession.

It would be a terrific innovation if you could get your mind to stretch a little further than the next wisecrack. ---->>>

It's life isn't it? You plow ahead and make a hit. And you plow on and someone passes you. Then someone passes them. Time levels.

It's life isn't it? You plow ahead and make a hit. And you plow on and someone passes you. Then someone passes them. Time levels.

Trying to be fascinating is an asinine position to be in.

Trying to be fascinating is an asinine position to be in.

To be loved is very demoralizing.

To be loved is very demoralizing.

It's a business you go into because your an egocentric. It's a very embarrassing profession. ---->>>

When I started out, I didn't have any desire to be an actress or to learn how to act. I just wanted to be famous.

When I started out, I didn't have any desire to be an actress or to learn how to act. I just wanted to be famous.

I think most of the people involved in any art always secretly wonder whether they are really there because they're good or there because they're lucky. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 05-12, 1907
Birthplace: in Hartford, Connecticut, The United States
Die: 06-29, 2003
Occupation: Actress
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Katharine Houghton Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was an American actress. Known for her fierce independence and spirited personality, Hepburn was a leading lady in Hollywood for more than 60 years. She appeared in a range of genres, from screwball comedy to literary drama, and she received four Academy Awards for Best Actress—a record for any performer (wikipedia)