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Audrey Hepburn Quotes
Audrey Hepburn Quotes On Her Looks
When interviewed by the great fashion magazines all over on How to Look as Lovely As Audrey Hepburn, she replied,
"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."
"I never thought I'd land in pictures with a face like mine."
"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 Quotes
"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."
"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."
"The best thing to hold onto in life is each other."
"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."
"People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed; never throw out anyone."
"Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you're exactly the same."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"It's that wonderful old-fashioned idea that others come first and you come second. This was the whole ethic by which I was brought up. Others matter more than you do, so 'don't fuss, dear; get on with it.'"
"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."
"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."
"I have always had a reputation for being frugal - less kind people might call me cheap. But my interest in building up a nest egg goes back to those days in Arnhem when I learned that money can grow, just like trees."
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Audrey Hepburn QuotesHer Movies
"I'm just crazy about Tiffany's! - Breakfast at Tiffany's"
"You can always tell what kind of a person a man really thinks you are by the earrings he gives you "
"The blues are because you are getting fat or maybe it's been raining too long. You're just sad, that's all. The 'mean reds; are horrible. Suddenly you're afraid, and you don't even know what you're afraid of. Did you ever get that feeling? ... Well when I get it, the only thing that does any good is to jump into a cab and go to Tiffany's. Calms me down right away. The quietness and the proud look of it. Nothing very bad can happen to you there."
Quotes About Audrey Hepburn
"Black is very strong this season, especially black head-to-toe in varying textures. Black outfits are being paired with a single embellishment such as the fabulous little black dress with a pearl detail at the neck - very Audrey Hepburn." Betsy Thompson
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