Katharine Hepburn Quotes & Wallpapers

Katharine Hepburn
Total Quotes: 191

Let's just say that where a change was required, I adjusted. In every relationship that exists, people have to seek a way to survive. If you really care about the person, you do what's necessary, or that's the end. For the first time, I found that I really could change, and the qualities I most admired in myself I gave up. I stopped being loud and bossy... Oh, all right. I was still loud and bossy, but only behind his back. Katharine Hepburn

The shakes stop if you drink enough, but then so does everything else. Katharine Hepburn

My father, a surgeon and urologist, studied sex professionally all his life. Before he died at 82, he told me he hadn't come to any conclusions about it at all. Katharine Hepburn

What you see before you is the result of a lifetime of chocolate. Katharine Hepburn

I think everyone is an opportunist if they have an opportunity. Katharine Hepburn

I would have been a terrible mother because I'm basically a very selfish human being. Not that that has stopped most people going off and having children. Katharine Hepburn

I don't believe in religion. I believe the example of Christ. I believe in the example of a perfect human being that if you can live for other people away from yourself you will be happy. If you live for yourself you will be unhappy and then you will not be able to sleep or do anything else... finally. I think insofar, and I really believe this, insofar as people do live with the other fellow [God] in mind, they have to be happy you know? Because it raises you up. Katharine Hepburn

Life is full of censorship. I cant spit in your eye. Katharine Hepburn

I have had twenty years of perfect companionship with a man among men. He is a rock and a protection. I have never regretted it. Katharine Hepburn

Now how can anybody look at that and not believe in God? I mean, how can anybody look at this and not believe there is some higher power, some divine force at work in the universe greater than Man, some god that created it, that created all this, that created us? Katharine Hepburn

I don't care what is written about me as long as it isn't true. Katharine Hepburn

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

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

If you have to support yourself, you had bloody well better find some way that is going to be interesting. Katharine Hepburn

I realised long ago that skirts are hopeless. Anytime I hear a man say he prefers a woman in a skirt, I say, 'Try one. Try a skirt.' Katharine Hepburn

Loved people are loving people. Katharine Hepburn

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

Don't give in! Make your own trail. Don't moan. Don't complain. Think positively. Katharine Hepburn

In some ways I've lived my life like a man, made my own decisions, etc. I've been as terrified as the next person, but you've got to keep going. Katharine Hepburn

Everyone thought I was bold and fearless and even arrogant, but inside I was always quaking. Katharine Hepburn

To be loved is very demoralizing Katharine Hepburn

What the hell-you might be right, you might be wrong...but don't just avoid. Katharine Hepburn

If you're given a choice between money and sex appeal, take the money. As you get older, the money will become your sex appeal. Katharine Hepburn

It is the plain women who know about love; the beautiful women are too busy being fascinating. Katharine Hepburn

Just write the best you can about the things that concern you most. I never lose sight of the fact that just being is fun. Katharine Hepburn

Wouldn't it be great if people could get to live suddenly as often as they die suddenly? Katharine Hepburn

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

What in the world would we do without our libraries? Katharine Hepburn

Enemies are so stimulating. 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

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

To be loved is very demoralizing. Katharine Hepburn

I wear my sort of clothes to save me the trouble of deciding which clothes to wear. Katharine Hepburn

I was born lucky, and I have lived lucky. What I had was used. What I still have is being used. Lucky. Katharine Hepburn

It is the ordinary woman who knows something about love; the gorgeous ones are too busy being gorgeous. Katharine Hepburn

You can say or write anything about me you like. Just don't, for any reason, ever tell the truth. Katharine Hepburn

I am a total me, me, Me person. Katharine Hepburn

I can't say I believe in prizes. I was a whiz in the three-legged race - that's something you CAN win. Katharine Hepburn

My, I like Judy Holliday! She looks like a Monet model. And she's so - so defenseless. I like defenseless people. They're the best. Katharine Hepburn

I thought, can you think of any really good reason not to do it? Except that, oh, I'm so shy, or oh, my private life, or oh, are they going to find out how boring I am? You know? And that was the only reason now, in a sense, not to do television. Because it certainly is a method of expression, which has to be accepted as these things come along. Katharine Hepburn

The time to make up your mind about people is never. Katharine Hepburn

When I"ve been unsuccessful, I"ve been controlled. When I"ve been successful, I"ve been in control. Katharine Hepburn

Only when a woman decides not to have children, can a woman live like a man. That's what I've done. Katharine Hepburn

I won't go to a restaurant to eat with friends, always join them afterwards for coffee. In company I always get over enthusiastic, and this leads to indigestion. Katharine Hepburn

I can remember walking as a child. It was not customary to say you were fatigued. It was customary to complete the goal of the expedition. Katharine Hepburn

To live creatively free, do what you know how to do now, then 'act as if' you know how to do the rest. Katharine Hepburn

The calla lilies are in bloom again. Katharine Hepburn

I have always lived my life exactly as I wanted. I've tried to please no one but myself... but I'm entirely content. I can sit back in my old age and not regret a single moment, not wish to change a single thing. It's what I wish for you...a life with no regrets. Katharine Hepburn

Cold sober, I find myself absolutely fascinating. Katharine Hepburn

You learn in life that the only person you can really correct and change is yourself. Katharine Hepburn

You are the only person you can actually change Katharine Hepburn

What you see before you, my friend, is the result of a lifetime of chocolate. Katharine Hepburn

If you need a helping hand, you can find one at the end of your arm. Katharine Hepburn

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

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

I'm an atheist, and that's it. I believe there's nothing we can know except that we should be kind to each other and do what we can for people. Katharine Hepburn

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

Love fattens on smooth words. Katharine Hepburn

A boy sows a wild oat or two, the world winks. A girl does the same - scandal. Katharine Hepburn

Afraid of death? Not at all. Be a great relief. Then I wouldn't have to talk to you. Katharine Hepburn

I don't think that work ever really destroyed anybody. I think that lack of work destroys them a hell of a lot more. Katharine Hepburn

Life's what's important. Walking, houses, family. Birth and pain and joy - and then death. Katharine Hepburn

If you lead a public life, people are much more on to you than you think. Katharine Hepburn

With all the opportunities I had, I could have done more. And if I'd done more, I could have been quite remarkable. Katharine Hepburn

Life can be wildly tragic at times, and I've had my share. But whatever happens to you, you still have to keep a slightly comic attitude. In the final analyses, you have got not to forget to laugh. Katharine Hepburn

I have no romantic feelings about age. Either you are interesting at any age or you are not. There is nothing particularly interesting about being old - or being young, for that matter. Katharine Hepburn

We were brought up in the school that teaches: You do what the script tells you. Deliver the goods without comment. Live it-do it-or shut up. After all, the writer is what's important. If the script is good and you don't get in its way, it will come off okay. I never discussed a script with Spence [Spencer Tracy]; we just did it. The same with Hank [Henry Fonda] in On Golden Pond. Naturally and unconsciously we joined into what I call a musical necessity-the chemistry that brings out the essence of the characters and the work. Katharine Hepburn

Life gets harder the smarter you get, the more you know. Katharine Hepburn

If you follow all of the rules, you'll miss all of the fun. Katharine Hepburn

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