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Katharine Hepburn
May 12, 1907 - June 29, 2003
Nationality: American
Category: Actress
Subcategory: American Actress

Acting is the perfect idiot's profession.


Without discipline, there's no life at all.


If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.


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


I never realized until lately that women were supposed to be the inferior sex.


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


It would be a terrific innovation if you could get your mind to stretch a little further than the next wisecrack.


Acting is a nice childish profession - pretending you're someone else and, at the same time, selling yourself.


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.


When I started out, I didn't have any desire to be an actress or to learn how to act. I just wanted to be famous.


It's life isn't it? You plow ahead and make a hit. And you plow on and someone passes you. Then someone passes them. Time levels.


It's a rather rude gesture, but at least it's clear what you mean.


Plain women know more about men than beautiful women do.


Dressing up is a bore. At a certain age, you decorate yourself to attract the opposite sex, and at a certain age, I did that. But I'm past that age.


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


Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get - only with what you are expecting to give - which is everything.


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


As for me, prizes are nothing. My prize is my work.


To be loved is very demoralizing.


Trying to be fascinating is an asinine position to be in.


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