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115 Best Audrey Hepburn Quotes to read in 2022

115 Best Audrey Hepburn Quotes

Here we’ve compiled a list of the 115 best Audrey Hepburn quotes, including her motivational, life, beauty, happiness, and love quotes.

Audrey Hepburn was more than just a pretty face. She was an actress, dancer, and humanitarian who dedicated her life to helping others. She is best known for her roles in movies like “Roman Holiday” and “Breakfast at Tiffany’s“. She was also a devoted mother and philanthropist.

Now let’s explore these 115 famous and best Audrey Hepburn quotes that you’ll love to read.

Audrey Hepburn Motivational Quotes

1.       “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible!” — Audrey Hepburn

2.       “Only the absolutely determined people succeed.” — Audrey Hepburn

3.       “I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.” — Audrey Hepburn

4.       “Always be a first-rate version of yourself.” — Audrey Hepburn

5.       “Work as hard as you can, whatever you do, and try to spread generosity of spirit.” — Audrey Hepburn

6.       “Ricorda, se hai bisogno di una mano la troverai alla fine del tuo braccio. Remember, if you need a hand, you’ll find it at the end of your arm.” — Audrey Hepburn

7.       “As a matter of fact, I rather feel like expressing myself now.” — Audrey Hepburn

8.       “You mustn’t give your heart to a wild thing. The more you do, the stronger they get.” — Audrey Hepburn

9.       “I speak for those children who cannot speak for themselves, children who have absolutely nothing but their courage and their smiles, their wits and their dreams.” — Audrey Hepburn

10.   “Take care of the small circle around you. When you have succeeded with them, then move outwards, one small step at a time.” — Audrey Hepburn

11.   “I never think of myself as an icon. What is in other people’s minds is not in my mind. I just do my thing.” — Audrey Hepburn

12.   “I am proud to have been in a business that gives pleasure, creates beauty, and awakens our conscience, arouses compassion, and perhaps most importantly, gives millions a respite from our so violent world.” — Audrey Hepburn

13.   “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” — Audrey Hepburn

14.   “If I’m honest, I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.” — Audrey Hepburn

15.   “I will not rest until no child goes hungry. All is possible.” — Audrey Hepburn

16.   “No matter where you run, you just end up running into yourself.” — Audrey Hepburn

17.   “Cheating on a good woman is like choosing trash over treasure.” — Audrey Hepburn

18.   “I tried always to do better: saw always a little further. I tried to stretch myself.” — Audrey Hepburn

19.   “Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you’re exactly the same.” — Audrey Hepburn

20.   “I never expected to be a star, never counted on it, never even wanted it. Not that I didn’t enjoy it all when it happened.” — Audrey Hepburn

21.   “You can always tell what kind of a person a man really thinks you are by the earrings he gives you.” — Audrey Hepburn

22.   “I believe, every day, you should have at least one exquisite moment.” — Audrey Hepburn

23.   “I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong.” — Audrey Hepburn

24.   “Since the world has existed, there has been injustice. But it is one world, the more so as it becomes smaller, more accessible. There is just no question that there is more obligation that those who have should give to those who have nothing.” — Audrey Hepburn

25.   “If you ever need a helping hand, it is at the end of your arm. As you get older, you must remember you have a second hand. The first one is to help yourself. The second hand is to help others.” — Audrey Hepburn

26.   “What would be awful would be to die and look back miserably – seeing only the bad things, the opportunities missed, or what could have been.” — Audrey Hepburn

27.   “Paris is always a good idea.” — Audrey Hepburn

28.   “I don’t believe in collective guilt, but I do believe in collective responsibility.” — Audrey Hepburn

29.   “Why change? Everyone has his own style. When you have found it, you should stick to it.” — Audrey Hepburn

30.   “You have to look at yourself objectively. Analyze yourself like an instrument. You have to be absolutely frank with yourself. Face your handicaps, don’t try to hide them. Instead, develop something else.” — Audrey Hepburn

31.   “A quality education has the power to transform societies in a single generation, provide children with the protection they need from the hazards of poverty, labor exploitation, and disease, and given them the knowledge, skills, and confidence to reach their full potential.” — Audrey Hepburn

32.   “People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed; never throw out anyone.” — Audrey Hepburn

33.   “Everything I learned I learned from the movies.” — Audrey Hepburn

34.   “I’ve been lucky. Opportunities don’t often come along. So, when they do, you have to grab them.” — Audrey Hepburn

35.   “Let’s face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people; it does for me.” — Audrey Hepburn

36.   “If I get married, I want to be very married.” — Audrey Hepburn

37.   “To pull off any look, wear it with confidence.” — Audrey Hepburn

38.   “It is too much to hope that I shall keep up my success. I don’t ask for that. All I shall do is my best- and hope.” — Audrey Hepburn

39.   “My greatest ambition is to have a career without becoming a career woman.” — Audrey Hepburn

40.   “Never regret anything that makes you smile.” — Audrey Hepburn

41.   “I lack self-confidence. I don’t know whether I shall ever get it. Perhaps it is better to be unsure of yourself, as I am. But it is very tiring.” — Audrey Hepburn

42.   “You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.” — Audrey Hepburn

43.   “I may not always be offered work, but I’ll always have my family.” — Audrey Hepburn

44.   “As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.” — Audrey Hepburn

45.   “Anyone who does not believe in miracles is not a realist.” — Audrey Hepburn

46.   “I believe that tomorrow is another day, and I believe in miracles.” — Audrey Hepburn

47.   “I’ve had my share of difficult moments, but whatever difficulties I’ve gone through, I’ve always gotten a prize at the end.” — Audrey Hepburn

48.   “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.” — Audrey Hepburn

49.   “The ‘Third World’ is a term I don’t like very much because we’re all one world. I want people to know that the largest part of humanity is suffering.” — Audrey Hepburn

50.   “I believe in miracles.” — Audrey Hepburn

51.   “I don’t want to be alone; I want to be left alone.” — Audrey Hepburn

52.   “True friends are families which you can select.” — Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn Quotes About Life

53.   “The most important thing is to enjoy your life, to be happy. It’s all that matters.” — Audrey Hepburn

54.   “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” — Audrey Hepburn

55.   “I don’t take my life seriously, but I do take what I do – in my life – seriously -.” — Audrey Hepburn

56.   “Giving is living. If you stop wanting to give, there’s nothing more to live for.” — Audrey Hepburn

57.   “Life is a party. Dress for it.” — Audrey Hepburn

58.   “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.” — Audrey Hepburn

59.   “I’ve always had- how shall I say it? -the prize at the end. My whole life shows that.” — Audrey Hepburn

60.   “If you lead a simple life, and that story is written, then that story will not satisfy. It needs an angle. Suppose there is no angle?” — Audrey Hepburn

61.   “Living is like tearing through a museum.” — Audrey Hepburn

62.   “For my whole life, my favorite activity was reading. It’s not the most social pastime.” — Audrey Hepburn

63.   “For those who are letting age get in the way of love.” — Audrey Hepburn

64.   “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.” — Audrey Hepburn

65.   “Each, in its own way, was unforgettable. It would be difficult to – Rome! By all means, Rome. I will cherish my visit here in memory as long as I live.” — Audrey Hepburn

66.   “When you have nobody, you can make a cup of tea for, when nobody needs you, that’s when I think life is over.” — Audrey Hepburn

67.   “My 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 liked to be, but I’ve decided I’m not so bad after all.” — Audrey Hepburn

68.   “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.” — Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn Quotes About Beauty

69.   “For attractive lips, speak words of kindness.” — Audrey Hepburn

70.   “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.” — Audrey Hepburn

71.   “To have beautiful lips, say beautiful things. To have beautiful eyes, look at people and see the good in them.” — Audrey Hepburn

72.   “Makeup can only make you look pretty on the outside, but it doesn’t help if you’re ugly on the inside. Unless you eat the makeup.” — Audrey Hepburn

73.   “There is a shade of red for every woman.” — Audrey Hepburn

74.   “A woman can be beautiful as well as intellectual.” — Audrey Hepburn

75.   “My look is attainable. Women can look like Audrey Hepburn by flipping out their hair, buying the large sunglasses, and the little sleeveless dresses.” — Audrey Hepburn

76.   “Beauty is being the best possible version of yourself, inside and out.” — Audrey Hepburn

77.   “To be beautiful lips – say kind words. To my eyes were beautiful – radiate good. A woman’s beauty is not in the clothes, not in its shape or hairstyle. Beauty woman in her eyes, because the eyes – is the gateway to the heart, where love lives.” — Audrey Hepburn

78.   “I was asked to act when I couldn’t act. I was asked to sing ‘Funny Face’ when I couldn’t sing, and dance with Fred Astaire when I couldn’t dance – and do all kinds of things I wasn’t prepared for. Then I tried like mad to cope with it.” — Audrey Hepburn

79.   “On the one hand maybe I’ve remained infantile, while on the other I matured quickly because at a young age I was very aware of suffering and fear.” — Audrey Hepburn

80.   “I have no illusions about my looks. I think my face is funny.” — Audrey Hepburn

81.   “I never thought I’d land in pictures with a face like mine.” — Audrey Hepburn

82.   “The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries or the way she combs her hair.” — Audrey Hepburn

83.   “There are more important things than outward appearance.” — Audrey Hepburn

84.   “No amount of makeup can cover an ugly personality.” — Audrey Hepburn

85.   “Elegance is the only beauty that never fades.” — Audrey Hepburn

86.   “True beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul.” — Audrey Hepburn

87.   “The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides.” — Audrey Hepburn

88.   “And the beauty of a woman, with passing years, only grows!” — Audrey Hepburn

89.   “When I wear a silk scarf, I never feel so definitely like a woman, a beautiful woman.” — Audrey Hepburn

90.   “For beautiful hair, let a child run his or her fingers through it once a day.” — Audrey Hepburn

91.   “The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mode, but the true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives the passion that she shows. The beauty of a woman grows with the passing years.” — Audrey Hepburn

92.   “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.” — Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn Quotes About Happiness

93.   “Happy girls are the prettiest.” — Audrey Hepburn

94.   “To be happy – that’s all that matters.” — Audrey Hepburn

95.   “Happiness is health and a short memory!” — Audrey Hepburn

96.   “Pick the day. Enjoy it– to the hilt.” — Audrey Hepburn

97.   “I have to be alone very often. I’d be quite happy if I spent from Saturday night until Monday morning alone in my apartment. That’s how I refuel.” — Audrey Hepburn

98.   “You can only hope to get a combination of happy work and a happy life.” — Audrey Hepburn

99.   “In Holland and Belgium, and afterwards in England, my happiest moments were in the country. I’ve always had a passion for the outdoors, for trees, for birds and flowers.” — Audrey Hepburn

100.                       “I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I’d invented it because it is very true.” — Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn Quotes About Love

101.   “I’m an introvert. I love being by myself, love being outdoors, love taking a long walk with my dogs and looking at the trees, flowers, the sky.” — Audrey Hepburn

102.   “I love people who make me laugh!” — Audrey Hepburn

103.    “Whatever you love most, you fear you might lose; you know it can change. Why do you look from left to right when you cross the street? Because you don’t want to get run over. But you still cross the street.” — Audrey Hepburn

104.    “If we are meant to “love thy neighbor as they self,” then surely we should love the world’s children as our own.” — Audrey Hepburn

105.    “We all want to be loved, don’t we? Everyone looks for a way of finding love. It’s a constant search for affection in every walk of life.” — Audrey Hepburn

106.    “It always boils down to the same thing – not only receiving love but desperately needing to give it.” — Audrey Hepburn

107.    “I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It’s probably the most important thing in a person.” — Audrey Hepburn

108.    “Fewer things are lovelier to me than a full-blown rose when it opens up its heart.” — Audrey Hepburn

109.    “For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people.” — Audrey Hepburn

110.    “Whatever a man might do, whatever misery or heartache your children might give you – and they give you a lot – however much your parents irritate you – it doesn’t matter because you love them.” — Audrey Hepburn

111.    “When the chips are down, you are alone, and loneliness can be terrifying. Fortunately, I’ve always had a chum I could call. And I love to be alone. It doesn’t bother me one bit. I’m my own company.” — Audrey Hepburn

112.    “Forgive Quickly. Kiss slowly. Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably and never regret anything that made you smile.” – Audrey Hepburn.” — Audrey Hepburn

113.    “Love is action. It isn’t just talk, and it never was.” — Audrey Hepburn

114.    “I’d never worry about age if I knew I could go on being loved and have the possibility to love.” — Audrey Hepburn

115.    “As much as I loved the art and discipline of the dance, it didn’t love me!” — Audrey Hepburn

How did Audrey Hepburn die? / How old was Audrey Hepburn when she died?

Audrey Hepburn died of cancer on January 20, 1993, at the age of 63. She was survived by her two sons, Sean and Luca. She was cremated, and her ashes scattered in the Swiss Alps.

Did Audrey Hepburn sing in my fair lady?

No, Audrey Hepburn did not sing “My Fair Lady.” She was originally supposed to play the role of Eliza Doolittle, but she had to pull out due to illness. Julie Andrews eventually played the role of Eliza Doolittle.

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Written by Fariha Arif

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