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Katharine Hepburn Quotes

(1907), American Actress, Writer

Acting is the perfect idiot's profession.

Category: Acting And Actors

It's a business you go into because your an egocentric. It's a very embarrassing profession.

Category: Acting And Actors

The most minor gifts and not a very high class way to earn a living. After all, Shirley Temple could do it at the age of four.

Category: Acting And Actors

If you give an audience a chance they will do half your acting for you.

Category: Acting And Actors

To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.

Category: Character

My greatest strength is... common sense. I'm really a standard brand -- like Campbell's tomato soup or Baker's chocolate.

Category: Common Sense

Without discipline, there is no life at all.

Category: Discipline

Enemies are so stimulating.

Category: Enemies

If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased.

Category: Enjoyment

Why slap them on the wrist with feather when you can belt them over the head with a sledgehammer.

Category: Force

The average Hollywood film star's ambition is to be admired by an American, courted by an Italian, married to an Englishman and have a French boyfriend.

Category: Hollywood

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.

Category: Life And Living

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.

Category: Love

If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married.

Category: Marriage

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

Category: Men And Women