( British actress and humanitarian )
4 May 1929 - 20 January 1993

Audrey Hepburn Quotes

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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
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I believe, every day, you should have at least one exquisite moment.

–Audrey Hepburn
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Why change? Everyone has his own style. When you have found it, you should stick to it.

–Audrey Hepburn
I'm not a born actress, as such, I care about expressing feelings.

I’m not a born actress, as such, I care about expressing feelings.

–Audrey Hepburn
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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
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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
I don't want to be alone, I want to be left alone.

I don’t want to be alone, I want to be left alone.

–Audrey Hepburn
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You can always tell what kind of a person a man really thinks you are by the earrings he gives you.

–Audrey Hepburn
When you have found it, you should stick to it.

When you have found it, you should stick to it.

–Audrey Hepburn
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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
Water is life, and clean water means health.

Water is life, and clean water means health.

–Audrey Hepburn
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I was born with something that appealed to an audience at that particular time…I acted instinctively. I’ve had one of the greatest schools of all – a whole row of great, great directors.

–Audrey Hepburn
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You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.

–Audrey Hepburn
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Whatever a man might do, whatever misery or heartache your children might give you – and they give you a lot – however much your parents irritate you – it doesn’t matter because you love them.

–Audrey Hepburn
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I tried always to do better: saw always a little further. I tried to stretch myself.

–Audrey Hepburn
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When the chips are down, you are alone, and loneliness can be terrifying. Fortunately, I’ve always had a chum I could call. And I love to be alone. It doesn’t bother me one bit. I’m my own company.

–Audrey Hepburn
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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
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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 best thing to hold onto in life is each other.

The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.

–Audrey Hepburn
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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
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The greatest victory has been to be able to live with myself, to accept my shortcomings… I’m a long way from the human being I’d like to be. But I’ve decided I’m not so bad after all.

–Audrey Hepburn
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It is too much to hope that I shall keep up my success. I don’t ask for that. All I shall do is my best – and hope.

–Audrey Hepburn
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The ‘Third World’ is a term I don’t like very much because we’re all one world. I want people to know that the largest part of humanity is suffering.

–Audrey Hepburn
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I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.

–Audrey Hepburn
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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
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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
There is a moral obligation that those who have should give to those who don't.

There is a moral obligation that those who have should give to those who don’t.

–Audrey Hepburn
Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you're exactly the same.

Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you’re exactly the same.

–Audrey Hepburn
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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
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Taking care of children has nothing to do with politics. I think perhaps with time, instead of there being a politicization of humanitarian aid, there will be a humanization of politics.

–Audrey Hepburn
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I had to make a choice at one point in my life, of missing films or missing my children. It was a very easy decision to make because I missed my children so very much.

–Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn Quote : To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.

To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.

–Audrey Hepburn
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My own life has been much more than a fairy tale. I’ve had my share of difficult moments, but whatever difficulties I’ve gone through, I’ve always gotten the prize at the end.

–Audrey Hepburn
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Not to live for the day, that would be materialistic — but to treasure the day. I realize that most of us live on the skin — on the surface — without appreciating just how wonderful it is simply to be alive at all.

–Audrey Hepburn
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Some people dream of having a big swimming pool. With me, it’s closets.

–Audrey Hepburn
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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
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There must be something wrong with those people who think Audrey Hepburn doesn’t perspire, hiccup or sneeze, because they know that’s not true. In fact, I hiccup more than most.

–Audrey Hepburn
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People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed; never throw out anyone.

–Audrey Hepburn
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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
Life is a party. Dress for it.

Life is a party. Dress for it.

–Audrey Hepburn
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My first big mission for UNICEF in Ethiopia was just to attract attention, before it was too late, to conditions which threatened the whole country. My role was to inform the world, to make sure that the people of Ethiopia were not forgotten.

–Audrey Hepburn
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I'm possible.

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!

–Audrey Hepburn
I may not always be offered work, but I'll always have my family.

I may not always be offered work, but I’ll always have my family.

–Audrey Hepburn
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Make-up can only make you look pretty on the outside but it doesn’t help if you’re ugly on the inside. Unless you eat the make-up.

–Audrey Hepburn
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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
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Let’s face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people; it does for me.

–Audrey Hepburn
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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
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Look, whenever I hear or read I’m beautiful, I simply don’t understand it … I’m certainly not beautiful in any conventional way. I didn’t make my career on beauty.

–Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn Quote : Paris is always a good idea.

Paris is always a good idea.

–Audrey Hepburn
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I’m not beautiful. My mother once called me an ugly duckling. But, listed separately, I have a few good features.

–Audrey Hepburn