Katharine Hepburn Quotes

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

 

 

“We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers – but never blame yourself. It’s never your fault. But it’s always your fault, because if you wanted to change you’re the one who has got to change.”
― Katharine Hepburn

 

 

“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

 

 

 

“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

 

 

 

“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

 

 

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

 

 

“The thing about life is that you must survive. Life is going to be difficult, and dreadful things will happen. What you do is move along, get on with it, and be tough. Not in the sense of being mean to others, but being tough with yourself and making a deadly effort not to be defeated.”
― Katharine Hepburn

 

 

“If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior.”
― Katherine Hepburn

 

 

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

 

 

 

“Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere.”
― Katherine 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

 

 

 

“Never complain. Never explain.”
― Katharine Hepburn

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

“You can’t change the music of your soul.

—In Esquire, 1967”
― Katharine Hepburn

 

 

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

 

 

“Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get — only what you are expecting to give — which is everything. What you will receive in return varies. But it really has no connection with what you give. You give because you love and cannot help giving.”
― Katherine 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.”
― 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

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

“Enemies are so stimulating.”
― Katharine Hepburn

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

“If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun”
― Katharine Hepburn

 

 

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

 

 

“I could peel you like a pear and god himself would see the justice in it.”
― Katharine Hepburn

 

 

“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

 

 

 

“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.”
― Katherine Hepburn

 

 

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

 

 

“You politicians remain professional because the voters remain amateur.”
― 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 feel the slightest interest in the next world; I think it’s here. And I think anything good that you’re going to do, you should do for other people here and not so you can try to have a happy time in the next world.”
― Katharine Hepburn

 

 

“I was fearless…and lawless.”
― Katharine Hepburn

 

 

“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.”
― Katherine Hepburn

 

 

“Fuck the roots.”
― Katharine Hepburn

 

 

“Be yourself, it’s a tough act to follow.”
― Katherine Hepburn

 

 

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

 

 

“i just recently realized that women are supposed to be the inferior sex”
― katherine hepburn

 

 

“Only when a woman decides not to have children, can a woman live like a man. That’s what I’ve done.”
― Katherine Hepburn

 

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

 

“Listen to the Song of Life”
― Katharine Hepburn

 

 

“No part of marriage is the exclusive province of any one sex.”
― Katharine Hepburn

 

 

“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.”
― Katherine Hepburn

 

 

“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

 

 

 

“Death will be a great relief. No more interviews.”
― Katharine Hepburn

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