Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn (/ˈɔːdri ˈhɛpˌbɜːrn/; born Audrey Kathleen Ruston; 4 May 1929 – 20 January 1993) was a British actress. Recognised as a film and fashion icon, Hepburn was active during Hollywood's Golden Age. She was ranked by the American Film Institute as the third-greatest female screen legend in Golden Age Hollywood and was inducted into the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame. Born in Ixelles, a district of Brussels, Hepburn spent her childhood between Belgium, England and the Netherlands, including German-occupied Arnhem during the Second World War where she worked as a courier for the Dutch resistance and assisted with fundraising. In Amsterdam she studied ballet with Sonia Gaskell, before moving to London in 1948 to continue her ballet training with Marie Rambert and perform as a chorus girl in West End musical theatre productions. She spoke several languages, includin... More

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Audrey Hepburn Quotes

Audrey Hepburn #Alone

I don't want to be alone, I want to be left alone.
Audrey Hepburn #Best #Life #Love

The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.
Audrey Hepburn #Best

If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Audrey Hepburn #Beauty

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 #Good

Paris is always a good idea.
Audrey Hepburn #Inspirational

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!
Audrey Hepburn #Life

The most important thing is to enjoy your life - to be happy - it's all that matters.
Audrey Hepburn #Life

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 #Marriage

If I get married, I want to be very married.
Audrey Hepburn #Beauty #Love

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 #Love

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 #Life #Time

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 #Alone #Good #Knowledge #Wisdom

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 #Alone #Morning

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 #Learning #Movies

Everything I learned I learned from the movies.
Audrey Hepburn #Love

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

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 #Love

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 #Best #Inspirational

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 #Birthday #Success

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

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 #Home #Sad

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 #Fear #Future

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 #Beauty

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 #Happiness #Health

I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I'd invented it, because it is very true.