Katharine Hepburn

United States film actress who appeared in many films with Spencer Tracy (1907-2003)

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Acting is the most minor of gifts and not a very high- class way to earn a living. After all, Shirley Temple could do it at the age of four.
Acting is the most minor of gifts and not a very high-class way to earn a living. After all, Shirley Temple could do it at the age of four.
Acting is the perfect idiot's profession.
As for me, prizes are nothing. My prize is my work.
Being a housewife and a mother is the biggest job in the world, but if it doesn't interest you, don't do it . I would have made a terrible mother.
Enemies are so stimulating.
I have many regrets, and I'm sure everyone does. The stupid things you do, you regret...if you have any sense....And if you don't regret them, maybe you're stupid.
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.
If you give an audience a chance they will do half your acting for you.
If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.
If you want to sacrifice the admiration of many men for the criticism of one, go ahead, get married.
Life can be wildly tragic at times, and I've had my share. But whatever happens to you, you have to keep a slightly comic attitude. In the final analysis, you have got not to forget to laugh.
Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get--only with what you are expecting to give--which is everything.
My greatest strength is... common sense. I'm really a standard brand -- like Campbell's tomato soup or Baker's chocolate.
My greatest strength is... common sense. I'm really a standard brand -- like Campbell's tomato soup or Baker's chocolate.
Plain women know more about men than beautiful ones do.
Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should just live next door and just visit now and then.
Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.
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.
To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.
Without discipline, there's no life at all.

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