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66 Inspirational Audrey Hepburn Quotes

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66 Inspirational Audrey Hepburn Quotes

Audrey Hepburn was a British actress, born in 1929 and passed away in 1993. She became a huge icon in the film and fashion industry.

Audrey was only 65 when she passed away from cancer. Her story is incredibly inspiring, and definitely worth a read if you are unfamiliar of who she is.

Here’s our huge collection of 66 inspirational Audrey Hepburn quotes:

 

66 Audrey Hepburn Quotes

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

2. “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

3. “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

4. “Remember, if you need a hand you’ll find it at the end of your arm.” – Audrey Hepburn

5. “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

6. “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

7. “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

8. “True friends are families which you can select.” – Audrey Hepburn

9. “For my whole life, my favorite activity was reading. It’s not the most social pastime.” – Audrey Hepburn

10. “My life isn’t theories and formulas. It’s part instinct, part common sense. Logic is as good a word as any, and I’ve absorbed what logic I have from everything and everyone… from my mother, from training as a ballet dancer, from Vogue magazine, from the laws of life and health and nature.” – Audrey Hepburn

11. “The most important thing is to enjoy your life.” – Audrey Hepburn

12. “There is a shade of red for every woman.” – Audrey Hepburn

 

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13. “Forgive Quickly. Kiss slowly. Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably and never regret anything that made you smile.” – Audrey Hepburn

14. “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” – Audrey Hepburn

15. “I’ve been lucky. Opportunities don’t often come along. So, when they do, you have to grab them.” – Audrey Hepburn

16. “Elegance is the only beauty that never fades.” – Audrey Hepburn

17. “As you get older, remember you have another hand: The first is to help yourself, the second is to help others.” – Audrey Hepburn

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18. “I don’t want to be alone, I want to be left alone.” – Audrey Hepburn

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

20. “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

21. “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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“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

 

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

24. “We all want to be loved, don’t we? Everyone looks for a way of finding love. It’s a constant search for affection in every walk of life.” – Audrey Hepburn

25. “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.” – Audrey Hepburn

26. “And…I think that’s what life is all about, actually, about children and flowers.” – Audrey Hepburn

27. “The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mole, but true beauty in a Woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she knows. The beauty of a woman grows with the passing years.” – Audrey Hepburn

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

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

31. “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

32. “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

33. “I don’t take my life seriously, but I do take what I do – in my life – seriously.” – Audrey Hepburn

34. “A quality education has the power to transform societies in a single generation, provide children with the protection they need from the hazards of poverty, labor exploitation and disease, and given them the knowledge, skills, and confidence to reach their full potential.” – Audrey Hepburn

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35. “I have learnt how to live…how to be in the world and of the world, and not just to stand aside and watch.” – Audrey Hepburn

36. “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

37. “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

38. “There is one difference between a long life & a great dinner; in the dinner, the sweet things come last.” – Audrey Hepburn

39. “Walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.” – Audrey Hepburn

 

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“Success is like reaching an important Birthday and finding you’re exactly the same.” – Audrey Hepburn

 

41. “If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements and worthwhile-nesses 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

42. “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

43. “Pick the day. Enjoy it – to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come…” – Audrey Hepburn

44. “The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries, or the way she combs her hair. The beauty of a woman is seen in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides. True beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It’s the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she shows & the beauty of a woman only grows with passing years.” – Audrey Hepburn

45. “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

46. “Happy girls are the prettiest girls.” – Audrey Hepburn

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

48. “For me the only things of interests are those linked to the heart” – Audrey Hepburn

49. “There are certain shades of limelight that can wreck a girl’s complexion.” – Audrey Hepburn

50. “A woman can be beautiful as well as intellectual.” – Audrey Hepburn

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51. “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

 

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52. “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” – Audrey Hepburn

53. “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

54. “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

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

56. “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

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

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

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

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

 

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“Anyone who does not believe in miracles is not a realist.” – Audrey Hepburn

 

62. “You can even say that I hated myself at certain periods. I was too fat, or maybe too tall, or maybe just plain too ugly … you can say my definiteness stems from underlying feelings of insecurity and inferiority. I couldn’t conquer these feelings by acting indecisive. I found the only way to get the better of them was by adopting a forceful, concentrated drive.” – Audrey Hepburn

63. “Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you’re exactly the same.” – Audrey Hepburn

64. “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

65. “You have to look at yourself objectively. Analyze yourself like an instrument. You have to be absolutely frank with yourself. Face your handicaps, don’t try to hide them. Instead, develop something else.” – Audrey Hepburn

66. “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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