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Friday, 23 May 2014

Katharine Hepburn Quotes and Sayings

Katharine Hepburn Quotes



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.
Katharine Hepburn

If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.
Katharine Hepburn

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

Life is hard. After all, it kills you.
Katharine Hepburn

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.
Katharine Hepburn

Without discipline, there's no life at all.
Katharine Hepburn

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

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

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.
Katharine Hepburn

I never lose sight of the fact that just being is fun.
Katharine Hepburn

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

Plain women know more about men than beautiful women do.
Katharine Hepburn

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

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

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.
Katharine Hepburn

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

If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased.
Katharine Hepburn

Never complain. Never explain.
Katharine Hepburn

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

Death will be a great relief. No more interviews.
Katharine Hepburn

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

Acting is the perfect idiot's profession.
Katharine Hepburn

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

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.
Katharine Hepburn

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

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

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.
Katharine Hepburn

As for me, prizes are nothing. My prize is my work.
Katharine Hepburn

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.
Katharine Hepburn

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

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.
Katharine Hepburn

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

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

Enemies are so stimulating.
Katharine Hepburn

To be loved is very demoralizing.
Katharine Hepburn

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.
Katharine Hepburn

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.
Katharine Hepburn