Famous Audrey Hepburn Quotes: Elegance is the Only Beauty that Never Fades

Audrey Hepburn is one of the most appreciated personalities in fashion history. She had style! And not only did she dressed elegantly, but she also stood out through her intelligence, sense of humor, and rich humanitarian work as a UNICEF ambassador.

The famous Belgian actress is a legend, an example of elegance and delicacy. She was ranked the most beautiful woman of the last 50 years.

The charming Audrey Hepburn has been one of Hollywood's most acclaimed actresses, starring in numerous famous films, such as "Breakfast at Tiffany's", "My Fair Lady", "The Story of a Nun" and "Funny Face". She received an Oscar in 1954 for her role in "Holiday in Rome" and one in 1993 for her humanitarian work.

Some of Audrey Hepburn's wonderful quotes have remained valid over time and can inspire and encourage people even to this day.

Famous Audrey Hepburn Quotes

- "As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others."

- "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."

- "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."

- "Elegance is the only beauty that never fades."

- "You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him."

- "I don’t believe in collective guilt, but I do believe in collective responsibility."

- "Dress like you are already famous."

- "Make-up can only make you look pretty on the outside but it doesn’t help if you are ugly on the inside. Unless you eat the make-up."

- "A woman can be beautiful as well as intellectual."

- "I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it."

- "There is one difference between a long life and a great dinner; in the dinner, the sweet things come last."

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

- "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 heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I'd invented it because it is very true."

- "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."

- "The beauty of 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 that she lovingly gives, the passion that she shows & the beauty of a woman only grows with passing years."

- "Anyone who does not believe in miracles is not a realist."

- "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."

- "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."

- "Let's face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people; it does for me. "

- "Paris is always a good idea."

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

- "Everything I learned I learned from the movies."

- "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."

- "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."

- "Why change? Everyone has his own style. When you have found it, you should stick to it."

- "For my whole life, my favorite activity was reading. It’s not the most social pastime".

- "If I’m honest, I have to tell you I still read fairy tales and I like them best of all."

- "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."

- "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 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."

- "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."

-  "Life is a party. Dress for it."

- "I believe, every day, you should have at least one exquisite moment."

- "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."

- "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."

- "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."

- "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."

- "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 have learned how to live…how to be in the world and of the world, and not just to stand aside and watch."

- "Giving is living. If you stop wanting to give, there’s nothing more to live for."

- "The best thing to hold onto in life is each other."

- "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."

- "My greatest ambition is to have a career without becoming a career woman."

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

- "They say love is the best investment; the more you give, the more you get in return."

- "Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!"

- "Success is like reaching an important birthday and finding you’re exactly the same."

- "I tried always to do better: saw always a little further. I tried to stretch myself."

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