Audrey Hepburn quotes

Audrey Hepburn quotes

Audrey Hepburn was an actress and humanitarian. Audrey had the reputation of being a humble, kind and charming person, who lived the philosophy of putting others before herself. She was a beautiful talented woman who will continue to be an inspiration.

1.Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!-Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn sex appeal quote

2.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

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3.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

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4.The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.-Audrey Hepburn

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

6.I don’t take my life seriously, but I do take what I do – in my life – seriously -Audrey Hepburn

7.“I believe, every day, you should have at least one exquisite moment. “ – Audrey Hepburn

8.“If I get married, I want to be very married.” – Audrey Hepburn

9.“Opportunities don’t often come along. So, when they do, you have to grab them.” – Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn happiness quote

10.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

11.“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

12.“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

13.“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

Audrey Hepburn fairy tales quote

14.“If I’m honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.” – Audrey Hepburn

14.“I believe, every day, you should have at least one exquisite moment. “ – Audrey Hepburn

15.“Life is a party. Dress for it.” – Audrey Hepburn

16.“Giving is living. If you stop wanting to give, there’s nothing more to live for.” – Audrey Hepburn

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

18.“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

Audrey Hepburn laugh quote

19.“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

19.“If I get married, I want to be very married.” – Audrey Hepburn

20.“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

21.“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

22.“They say love is the best investment; the more you give, the more you get in return.” – Audrey Hepburn

23.“I never think of myself as an icon. What is in other people’s mind is not in my mind. I just do my thing.” – Audrey Hepburn

24.“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

25.“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

26.“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

27.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

28.“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

29.“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

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

31.“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

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

33.“Everything I learned I learned from the movies.” – Audrey Hepburn

34.“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

35.“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

36“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

37.“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

38.“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 facts

1.Real name – Audrey Hepburn isn’t her real name. Born Audrey Kathleen Ruston and didn’t start calling herself Audrey Hepburn until 1948.

2 .Multilingual She spoke five languages. She could speak English, Spanish, French, Dutch, and Italian.

3.She’s an introvert. She said so herself in a 1953 interview with LIFE Magazine, explaining: “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.”

4.She could have been a ballerina.  Before becoming an actress, she trained to become a ballet dancer in London. But her career as a ballerina was stunted due to long lasting effects of the malnutrition she had suffered during the war.

5.Her favourite colour was cyan – For a long time, many believed that Hepburn’s favourite colour was white. However, this turned out to not be the case, since Hepburn’s favourite colour was, in fact, cyan–a light shade of blue. In 2013, this was confirmed by her son, Luca Dotti.

6.She’s a member of the EGOT club – One of 14 people in the world, she’s won an Emmy (hosting Gardens of the World with Audrey Hepburn), a Grammy (spoken word album Audrey Hepburn’s Enchanted Tales), an Oscar (best actress in Roman Holiday), and a Tony (best actress in Ondine).

7.She had a pet deer – After filming of the movie Green Canal wrapped in 1959, Hepburn was allowed to take the deer home with her. She named it Pippin, and it followed her everywhere she went, including the supermarket.

8.She was introduced to her first husband by Gregory Peck Hepburn had two marriages during her lifetime. The first was to actor Mel Ferrer (pictured) who she was introduced at a cocktail party by her Roman Holiday co-star Gregory Peck. The two married eight months later, in September of 1954, and had one son together before divorcing 14 years later.

9.She was afraid of water – Hepburn had to be thrown into a pool for a scene in the movie Two For the Road with Albert Finney. Extremely scared of drowning, the film crew had to be in the pool with her ready to grab the actress in case something were to happen.

10.She had big feet –In spite of being famously petite, Hepburn’s feet were surprisingly big, and she wore a size 10 on most of her shoes.

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