Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn

American Actress, Writer

Lived from: 1907-

Quotes: Katharine Hepburn

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    To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.
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    Acting is the most minor of gifts and not a very high-class way to earn a living. After all, Shirley Temple could do it at the age of four.
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    Acting is the perfect idiot's profession.
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    As for me, prizes are nothing. My prize is my work.
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    Death will be a great relief. No more interviews.
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    Enemies are so stimulating.
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    If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased.
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    If you give an audience a chance they will do half your acting for you.
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    If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.
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    If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married.
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    It's a business you go into because your an egocentric. It's a very embarrassing profession.
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    Life is to be lived. If you have to support yourself, you had bloody well better find some way that is going to be interesting. And you don't do that by sitting around.
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    My greatest strength is... common sense. I'm really a standard brand - like Campbell's tomato soup or Baker's chocolate.
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    Only the really plain people know about love - the very fascinating ones try so hard to create an impression that they very soon exhaust their talents.
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    Plain women know more about men than beautiful ones do. But beautiful women don't need to know about men. It's the men who have to know about beautiful women.
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