Katharine Hepburn Quotes and Quotations
If you give audiences a chance they'll do half your acting for you.
If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.
If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased.
Plain women know more about men than beautiful ones do.
Without discipline, there's no life at all.
We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers-you can blame anyone, but never blame yourself. It's never your fault. But it's always your fault, because if you want to change, you're the one who has got to change. It's as simple as that, isn't it?
Vitality! That's the pursuit of life, isn't it?
To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.
If you have to support yourself, you had bloody well better find some way that is going to be interesting.
A sharp knife cuts the quickest and hurts the least.
Genius is an infinite capacity for taking life by the scruff of the neck.
Everyone thought I was bold and fearless and even arrogant, but inside I was always quaking.
I was born lucky, and I have lived lucky. What I had was used. What I still have is being used. Lucky.
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 wondering about yourself.
I don't think that work ever really destroyed anybody. I think that lack of work destroys them a hell of a lot more.
As for me, prizes mean nothing. My prize is my work.
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.