Actress and humanitarian Audrey Hepburn, star of ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s,’ remains one of Hollywood’s greatest style icons and one of the world’s most successful actresses.
Audrey Hepburn was an actress, fashion icon, and philanthropist who was born in Belgium. At age 22, she starred in the Broadway production of Gigi. Two years later, she starred in the film Roman Holiday (1953) with Gregory Peck. In 1961, she set new fashion standards as Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Hepburn is one of the few actresses to win an Emmy, Tony, Grammy and Academy Award. In her later years, acting took a back seat to her work on behalf of children.
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40 Best Audrey Hepburn Quotes
The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.
The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries, or the way she combs her hair. The beauty of a woman is seen in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides. True beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It’s the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she shows & the beauty of a woman only grows with passing years.
They say love is the best investment; the more you give, the more you get in return.
Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I’m possible.
Life is a party. Dress for it.
I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong.
To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.
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.
For me the only things of interests are those linked to the heart.
Elegance is the only beauty that never fades.
A woman can be beautiful as well as intellectual.
There are certain shades of limelight that can wreck a girl’s complexion.
I decided, very early on, just to accept life unconditionally; I never expected it to do anything special for me, yet I seemed to accomplish far more than I had ever hoped. Most of the time it just happened to me without my ever seeking it.
Paris is always a good idea.
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 was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Good things aren’t supposed to just fall into your lap. God is very generous, but He expects you to do your part first.
I believe, every day, you should have at least one exquisite moment.
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.
The most important thing is to enjoy your life, to be happy, it’s all that matters.
True friends are families which you can select.
There are more important things than outward appearance. No amount of makeup can cover an ugly personality.
Giving is living. If you stop wanting to give, there’s nothing more to live for.
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.
I’ve been lucky. Opportunities don’t often come along. So, when they do, you have to grab them.
You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.
Life is a party. Dress for it.
I may not always be offered work, but I’ll always have my family.
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 believe in manicures. I believe in overdressing. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick. I believe in pink. I believe happy girls are the prettiest girls.
Makeup can only make you look pretty on the outside but it doesn’t help if your ugly on the inside. Unless you eat the makeup.
Anyone who does not believe in miracles is not a realist.
Not to live for the day, that would be materialistic—but to treasure the day. I realize that most of us live on the skin—on the surface—without appreciating just how wonderful it is simply to be alive at all.
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.
Why change? Everyone has his own style. When you have found it, you should stick to it.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don’t need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed and redeemed. Never throw out anyone.
I tried always to do better, saw always a little further. I tried to stretch myself.
If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements and worthwhilenesses I have been lucky enough to have had. Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home, but the joy of everything else. It will have been enough.
Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you’re exactly the same.
I have learnt how to live…how to be in the world and of the world, and not just to stand aside and watch.