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40 Katharine Hepburn Quotes About Love and Life

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Katharine Houghton Hepburn was an American actress. She has worked for movies as well as television. She was very well known for her outspoken and spirited personality. Her career as a leading lady spanned over 60 years. In that time, she has performed under various genres like a screwball comedy, literary drama, and many more.

She was one of the most prominent actresses in Hollywood. She received four Academy Awards for Best Actress. The American Film Institute named her the greatest film star of classic Hollywood cinema. Here are some of the beautiful sayings of Katharine Hepburn.

Katharine Hepburn Quotes About Love

She believes that love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get. Katharine had been in love and knew exactly how it felt- for her, it is a unique feeling. Here are some beautiful sayings by her about love.

“Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get – only with what you are expecting to give – which is everything.” – Katharine Hepburn

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

Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere.” – Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn quotes

“What you see before you, my friend is the result of a lifetime of chocolate.”

“If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married.” – Katharine Hepburn

“I have loved and been in love. There’s a big difference.” – Katharine Hepburn

“I never lose sight of the fact that just being is fun.” – Katharine Hepburn

Children need boundaries, so they can know how far they have to go to get beyond them.” – Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn quotes

“Most people are brought up to believe they are as good as the person next to them, I was told I was better.” – Katharine Hepburn

“I just recently realized that women are supposed to be the inferior sex.” – Katharine Hepburn

“He’s worked his entire life and he’s never lived a single moment, I mean not a moment, in the real world.” – Katharine Hepburn

Live dangerously. There’s a lot to be said for sinning.” – Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn quotes

“Only the really plain people know about love – the very fascinating ones try so hard to create an impression that they soon exhaust their talents.” – 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

Listen to the Song of Life.” – Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn quotes

“Being a housewife and a mother is the biggest job in the world, but if it doesn’t interest you, don’t do it – I would have made a terrible mother.” – Katharine Hepburn

“No part of marriage is the exclusive province of anyone sex.” – Katharine Hepburn

Heaven to be the first one up and to eat breakfast all alone.” – Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn quotes

“How wonderful are the women and men in the world who feed us? Especially those who feed us with no salary. The mothers—I thought. The wives.” – Katharine Hepburn

“My father had been disgusted and heartsick over the fact that I wanted to act. Thought it a silly profession closely allied to street-walking.” – Katharine Hepburn

Be yourself, it’s a tough act to follow.” – Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn quotes

 “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

Katharine Hepburn Quotes On Life

“If you obey all of the rules, you miss all of the fun.”- Katharine Hepburn

“Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.” – Katharine Hepburn

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

Katharine Hepburn quotes

“I have not lived as a woman. I have lived as a man. I’ve just done what I damn well wanted to, and I’ve made enough money to support myself, and ain’t afraid of being alone.” – Katharine Hepburn

“If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased.” – Katharine Hepburn

“If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behaviour.” – Katharine Hepburn

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

Katharine Hepburn quotes

“You can’t change the music of your soul. —In Esquire, 1967” – Katharine Hepburn

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

“I have many regrets, and I’m sure everyone does. The stupid things you do, you regret if you have any sense, and if you don’t regret them, maybe you’re stupid.”

“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

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

Katharine Hepburn quotes

“I would have made a terrible parent. The first time my child didn’t do what I wanted, I’d kill him.” – Katharine Hepburn

“Wouldn’t it be great if people could get to live suddenly as often as they die suddenly?” – Katharine Hepburn

“I could peel you like a pear and God himself would see the justice in it.

“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.” – Katharine Hepburn

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.” – Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn quotes

“I don’t care what is written about me as long as it isn’t true.” – Katharine Hepburn

 “The calla lilies are in bloom again. Such a strange flower—suitable to any occasion. I carried them on my wedding day, and now I place them here in memory of something that has died.” – Katharine Hepburn

“You politicians remain professional because the voters remain amateur.” – Katharine Hepburn

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