25 Best Audrey Hepburn Quotes

Audrey Hepburn was a British humanitarian and actress born to a British businessman and a Dutch baroness in 1929 in Brussels, Belgium. She’s known for her famous roles in the 1950s, 60s and 70s. Also through UNICEF, she spent the latter part of her life as a humanitarian who helped children across the world. When she died in 1993, she was just 63 years old. In this list, we compiled the 25 most inspirational Audrey Hepburn quotes for you.

25. "I don't take my life seriously, but I do take what I do - in my life - seriously."

24. “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.”

23. “My own life has been much more than a fairy tale. I’ve had my share of difficult moments, but whatever difficulties I’ve gone through, I’ve always gotten the prize at the end.”

22. “I have learnt how to live… how to be in the world and of the world, and not just to stand aside and watch.”

21. “Pick the day. Enjoy it – to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come… The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present – and I don’t want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future.”

20. “Life is a party. Dress for it.”

19. “They say love is the best investment; the more you give, the more you get in return.”

18. “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.”

17. “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.”

16. “I may not always be offered work, but I’ll always have my family.” “True friends are families which you can select.”

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

14. “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.”

13. “I tried always to do better: saw always a little further. I tried to stretch myself.”

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

11. “I probably hold the distinction of being one movie star who, by all laws of logic, should never have made it. At each stage of my career, I lacked the experience.”

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

9. “There are certain shades of limelight that can wreck a girl’s complexion.”

8. “My greatest ambition is to have a career without becoming a career woman.”

7. “When you have found it, you should stick to it.”

6. “Good things aren’t supposed to just fall into your lap. God is very generous, but He expects you to do your part first.”

5. “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.”

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

3. “For me the only things of interests are those linked to the heart.”

2. “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.”

1. “The beauty of a woman is seen in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides.”

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