Quotes

Audrey Hepburn Quotes

The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters.

Elegance is the only beauty that never fades.

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

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.

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.

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

I believe in manicures. I believe in overdressing. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick. 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.

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

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

To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.

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

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.

I don’t take my life seriously, but I do take what I do – in my life – seriously.

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.

You have two hands. One to help yourself, the second to help others.

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.

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.

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.

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.

If I’m honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.

True friends are families which you can select.

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.

I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. 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.

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.

The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters.

I don’t take my life seriously, but I do take what I do in my life – in my career – seriously.

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!

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.

Paris is always a good idea.

When you have nobody you can make a cup of tea for, when nobody needs you, that’s when I think life is over.

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.

To be happy, it’s really important to be able to forgive oneself. I think training yourself to be happy is a little like training yourself to play a musical instrument.

For my whole life, my favorite activity was reading. It’s not the most social pastime.

I never thought I’d land in pictures with a face like mine.

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.

In Holland, they’ve already called me a dame since I arrived and everyone here calls me Audrey. I never get mixed up with my names. Audrey is just fine.

To be loved is the ultimate undescribable feeling.

Every now and then I go for a bit of scarlet.

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

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

For my whole life, my favorite activity was reading. It’s not the most social pastime.

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.

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

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.

To be loved is the greatest gift…

I think sex is overrated. I don’t think it’s all it’s cracked up to be. One can’t live on orgasms. At least, I never did.

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.

In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.

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

If I’m honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.


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