90 Famous Audrey Hepburn Quotes On Love, Life & Beauty

Looking for some inspirational quotes by Audrey Hepburn to live by? We have rounded up the best collection of Audrey Hepburn quotes and sayings (with images and pictures) about love, life, relationship, beauty, elegance, and fashion to inspire you.

Audrey Hepburn was an iconic British actress, fashion icon, and philanthropist who was born in Belgium (1929). Audrey died of cancer on 20 January 1993, at the age of 63.

Hepburn is remembered for her memorable movie roles in the 1950s and 60s and is best known for her roles in films such as Roman Holiday (1953), Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961), and My Fair Lady (1964).

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But Hepburn was not only an accomplished actress, she was also a great humanitarian who spent the latter part of her life helping underprivileged children and mothers across the globe through UNICEF. In 1992 she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Here are just a few of Audrey Hepburn’s most memorable quotes: “The most important thing is to enjoy your life – to be happy – it’s all that matters.”

I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong.

“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.”

Audrey Hepburn was elegance personified. Her beautiful expressions, her svelte figure, and her charm captivated millions and made her one of the greatest movie actors and fashion icons of all time.

Top 10 Audrey Hepburn Quotes To Live By

  1. “Life is a party. Dress for it.” – Audrey Hepburn                                                                                                         

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    quotes by audrey hepburn
  2. “True friends are families which you can select.” – Audrey Hepburn                                                                           

    Audrey Hepburn Quotes
    Audrey Hepburn Quotes
  3. “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I’m possible.” – Audrey Hepburn                                                 

    Famous Audrey Hepburn Quotes
    Famous Audrey Hepburn Quotes
  4. “I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong.” – Audrey Hepburn
  5. “I believe, every day, you should have at least one exquisite moment.” – Audrey Hepburn
  6. “I don’t believe in collective guilt, but I do believe in collective responsibility.” – Audrey Hepburn
  7. “I tried always to do better, saw always a little further. I tried to stretch myself.” – Audrey Hepburn
  8. “Why change? Everyone has his own style. When you have found it, you should stick to it.” – Audrey Hepburn
  9. “You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.” – Audrey Hepburn
  10. “As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.” – Audrey Hepburn

Famous Audrey Hepburn Quotes

  1. Never regret anything
  2. “Paris is always a good idea.” – Audrey Hepburn
  3. “Dress like you are already famous.” – Audrey Hepburn                                                                             

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    inspirational quotes by audrey hepburn
  4. “Water is life, and clean water means health.” – Audrey Hepburn
  5. “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” – Audrey Hepburn
  6. “Anyone who does not believe in miracles is not a realist.” – Audrey Hepburn                                     

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    audrey hepburn quotes images
  7. “I may not always be offered work, but I’ll always have my family.” – Audrey Hepburn
  8. “I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.” – Audrey Hepburn
  9. “Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you’re exactly the same.” – Audrey Hepburn
  10. “I’ve been lucky. Opportunities don’t often come along. So, when they do, you have to grab them.” – Audrey Hepburn
  11. “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.” – Audrey Hepburn
  12. “Good things aren’t supposed to just fall into your lap. God is very generous, but He expects you to do your part first.” – Audrey Hepburn
  13. “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
  14. “People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed and redeemed. Never throw out anyone.” – Audrey Hepburn
  15. “I saw but one glaring truth: These are not natural disasters but man-made tragedies for which there is only one man-made solution-peace.” – Audrey Hepburn
  16. “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
  17. “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.” – Audrey Hepburn
  18. “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.” – Audrey Hepburn
  19. “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.” – Audrey Hepburn
  20. “I can testify to what UNICEF means to children, because I was among those who received food and medical relief right after World War II. I have a long-lasting gratitude and trust for what UNICEF does.” – Audrey Hepburn
  21. “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

Best Quotes By Audrey Hepburn On Beauty

  1. “I believe happy girls are the prettiest girls.” – Audrey Hepburn
  2. “Elegance is the only beauty that never fades.” – Audrey Hepburn                                                         

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    audrey hepburn quotes elegance
  3. “Beauty is being the best possible version of yourself on the inside and out.” – Audrey Hepburn                                                                                                                                                                                   

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    audrey hepburn beauty quotes
  4. “A woman can be beautiful as well as intellectual.” – Audrey Hepburn
  5. “I’m not a born actress, as such, I care about expressing feelings.” – Audrey Hepburn
  6. “There are certain shades of limelight that can wreck a girl’s complexion.” – Audrey Hepburn
  7. “My greatest ambition is to have a career without becoming a career woman.” – Audrey Hepburn
  8. “I’m not beautiful. My mother once called me an ugly duckling. But, listed separately, I have a few good features.” – Audrey Hepburn
  9. “There are more important things than outward appearance. No amount of makeup can cover an ugly personality.” – Audrey Hepburn
  10. “Makeup can only make you look pretty on the outside but it doesn’t help if your ugly on the inside. Unless you eat the makeup.” – Audrey Hepburn
  11. “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
  12. “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
  13. “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
  14. “I believe in manicures. I believe in overdressing. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick. I believe in pink. I believe happy girls are the prettiest girls.” – Audrey Hepburn
  15. “Look, whenever I hear or read I’m beautiful, I simply don’t understand it … I’m certainly not beautiful in any conventional way. I didn’t make my career on beauty.” – Audrey Hepburn
  16. “The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mole, but true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she knows.” – Audrey Hepburn
  17. “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
  18. “The beauty in a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries, or the way she combs her hair. The beauty of a woman is seen in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart; the place where love resides. True beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It’s the caring and that she lovingly gives the passion that she shows and the beauty of a woman only grows with passing years.” – Audrey Hepburn

Popular Audrey Hepburn Quotes On Life

  1. “I don’t want to be alone, I want to be left alone.” – Audrey Hepburn
  2. “Some people dream of having a big swimming pool. With me, it’s closets.” – Audrey Hepburn
  3. “Giving is living. If you stop wanting to give, there’s nothing more to live for.” – Audrey Hepburn
  4. “I don’t take my life seriously, but I do take what I do – in my life – seriously.” – Audrey Hepburn
  5. “If I’m honest, I have to tell you I still read fairy tales and I like them best of all.” – Audrey Hepburn
  6. “The most important thing is to enjoy your life, to be happy, it’s all that matters.” – Audrey Hepburn                                                                                                                                             

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    audrey hepburn quotes pictures
  7. “You can always tell what kind of a person a man really thinks you are by the earrings he gives you.” – Audrey Hepburn
  8. “There is one difference between a long life and a great dinner; in the dinner, the sweet things come last.” – Audrey Hepburn
  9. “I have learnt how to live…how to be in the world and of the world, and not just to stand aside and watch.” – Audrey Hepburn
  10. “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
  11. “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
  12. “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
  13. “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.” – Audrey Hepburn
  14. “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
  15. “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.” – Audrey Hepburn
  16. “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.” – Audrey Hepburn
  17. “Not to live for the day, that would be materialistic—but to treasure the day. 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
  18. “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.” – Audrey Hepburn
  19. “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
  20. “If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements and worthwhilenesses I have been lucky enough to have had. Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home, but the joy of everything else. It will have been enough.” – Audrey Hepburn

Inspirational Audrey Hepburn Quotes On Love & Happiness 

  1. “If I get married, I want to be very married.” – Audrey Hepburn
  2. “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” – Audrey Hepburn                                                       

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    best quotes from audrey hepburn
  3. “Everything I learned I learned from the movies.” – Audrey Hepburn
  4. “I never thought I’d land in pictures with a face like mine.” – Audrey Hepburn
  5. “As a matter of fact, I rather feel like expressing myself now.” – Audrey Hepburn
  6. “For me the only things of interests are those linked to the heart.” – Audrey Hepburn
  7. “For my whole life, my favorite activity was reading. It’s not the most social pastime.” – Audrey Hepburn
  8. “They say love is the best investment; the more you give, the more you get in return.” – Audrey Hepburn
  9. “Let’s face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people; it does for me.” – Audrey Hepburn
  10. “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
  11. “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
  12. “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
  13. “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
  14. “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
  15. “I was born with something that appealed to an audience at that particular time…I acted instinctively. I’ve had one of the greatest schools of all – a whole row of great, great directors.” – Audrey Hepburn
  16. “There must be something wrong with those people who think Audrey Hepburn doesn’t perspire, hiccup or sneeze, because they know that’s not true. In fact, I hiccup more than most.” – Audrey Hepburn
  17. “”There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don’t need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.” – Audrey Hepburn
  18. “Actually, you have to be a little bit in love with your leading man and vice versa. If you’re going to portray love, you have to feel it. You can’t do it any other way. But you don’t carry it beyond the set.” – Audrey Hepburn
  19. “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
  20. “People associate me with a time when movies were pleasant, when women wore pretty dresses in films and you heard beautiful music. I always love it when people write me and and say ‘I was having a rotten time, and I walked into a cinema and saw one of your movies, and it made such a difference.’” – Audrey Hepburn

More About Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn was an iconic actress and fashion icon of the 20th century. Born in Belgium in 1929, she rose to fame with her charming personality and grace, which won her numerous awards, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and a BAFTA award.

She was known for her elegant style and her captivating performances in films such as “Roman Holiday,” “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” and “My Fair Lady.”

Hepburn was also a philanthropist and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, dedicating herself to improving the lives of children in developing countries.

Her wit, wisdom, and charm have made her one of the most beloved and inspiring figures in modern history, and her quotes continue to inspire people around the world.


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